Two Explosions Reported at Texas Chemical Plant

World | August 31, 2017, Thursday // 13:38
Bulgaria: Two Explosions Reported at Texas Chemical Plant

Officials in Harris County early Thursday reported two explosions and black smoke billowing from a flooded chemical plant about 25 miles northeast of Houston, FOX News reported.

Fox 26 Houston reported that officials evacuated a 1.5-mile radius around the Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby. The plant lost power Sunday and its backup generators amid Harvey's days-long deluge, leaving it without refrigeration for chemicals that become volatile as the temperature rises.

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