Two workers were taken to a local hospital and another is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire on Thursday at a Phillips 66 pipeline station in a small town in southern Louisiana, parish officials said.

The incident has led to the evacuation of about 60 homes in Paradis, Louisiana, a town of about 1,200 residents west of New Orleans, officials in St. Charles Parish said.

Six workers were at the facility when the explosion occurred. Two were taken to a local hospital with injures and one remained unaccounted for, St. Charles Sheriff Greg Champagne said during a press conference aired on local…