Two explosions occurred on the affected by the hurricane the chemical plant near Houston
Moscow. August 31. INTERFAX.RU On a flooded chemical plant in the U.S. city of Houston (Texas), two explosions occurred, reports Bloomberg, citing the statement of representatives of company Arkema, which owns the enterprise.
The plant raised a cloud of black smoke. It is reported that a possible new explosions.
Previously the Director of a chemical plant reported that explosions and fire at the facility that is flooded as a result of impact of hurricane “Harvey,” inevitable. Due to the floods failed cooling system chemicals, and temperature is constantly increasing.
At the factory, which produces organic peroxides, advance were the evacuation of personnel, rescue workers also evacuated the local residents within a radius of 2.4 km from the property.
One deputy taken to hospital after inhaling fumes from Archem plant in Crosby. 9 others drove themselves to hospital as precaution.
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