PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Firefighters in Port Arthur have been battling a large structure fire in downtown Port Arthur since the early morning.
The power is back on in downtown Port Arthur after the fire knocked much of it out.
Firefighters from multiple agencies assisted Port Arthur firefighters in fighting the blaze at a warehouse in the 200 block of Lakeshore Drive.
The fire at the building began around 2 a.m. Monday morning.
The Port Arthur Police Department made a Facebook post about the power outage just before 8 a.m. noting that the outage affected city hall, municipal court, post office and both the police fire departments.
A Better Business Bureau website lists the business at the location as Worldwide Sorbent Products which is described on the listing as a “liquid plastics” company.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.
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