BAYTOWN, TX. (THECOUNT) — Fire officials are responding to blaze caused by a massive explosion at the Exxon facility in Baytown, Texas Wednesday.

Baytown officials have issued a shelter in place order for all residents in the area of the plant.


The Exxonmobil Baytown Olefins Plant is located at, 3525 Decker Dr, in Baytown, TX.

Video from the scene showed fire and smoke billowing from the structure.


Geo quick facts: Baytown is a city within Harris County and partially in Chambers County in the Gulf Coast region of the U.S. state of Texas. Located within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area, it lies on the northern side of the Galveston Bay complex near the outlets of the San Jacinto River and Buffalo Bayou – Wikipedia.