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Explosions rock Houston-area chemical plant following Hurricane Harvey flooding

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 01, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Greg Beach) last modified Aug 31, 2017

Several explosions at a Houston-area chemical plant were reported on early Thursday morning, apparently related to the plant's loss of power. In a tweet, the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office confirmed that there had been "a series of chemical reactions" at the Arkema Inc. chemical plant in Crosby, Texas. Black smoke billowed from the plant as blasts rocked the site, which remains submerged under six feet of floodwater. Though the rain has stopped in Houston and Harris County, the explosive danger...





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