Accident: Bio Lab Chemical Fire and Release
Location: Location: Lake Charles, LA
Accident Occured On: 08/27/2020 | Final Report Released On:
Accident Type: Reactive Incident
Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently underway.
On Thursday August 27, 2020, a fire occurred at Bio-Lab’s Lake Charles facility in Westlake, LA. The company is a manufacturer of pool and spa treatment products. The company reported the release of chlorine gas as a result of the fire. There were no injuries reported but there was significant damage to the facility.