chemical plant fire en Chemical company says March fire was unexpected <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">GEISMAR&nbsp;&mdash; A Houston-based chemical company contends it should not be penalized for a March plant fire at its vinyl chloride complex here because an unexpected and unprecedented chemical chain reaction touched off the fire.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:50:25 +0000 The Associated Press 15389 at Fire Burning at Chemical Plant West of Baton Rouge <p>Officials are letting a fire burn inside a chemical plant about 10 miles west of Baton Rouge. Crews are monitoring several containers of a chemical used for welding. Tue, 22 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 11689 at