Plant Explosion Texas?

here was a large chemical plant explosion near Seabrook in texas early this morning. And it also sadly sent a gigantic plume of smoke into the coastal air. However till reports last came in. The explosion occurred at an American Acryl facility at 11600 Port Road near old Texas 146 about 8:50 a.m., according to the Seabrook Police Department.
I people working in the plant ok? Did anyone die?

asked by Lillian in Places of the World | 2717 views | 12-09-2009 at 05:34 PM

At least one large boom was heard and felt throughout the area, The Houston Chronicle reported. Schools in the area were put on lockdown following the blast.
Authorities have closed the road leading to Seabrook explosion site from both directions. Fire fighters immediately swung into action after the blast and brought the fire into control. There has been no report of any serious injuries or casualties.

Pasadena authorities said that warning has been issued to the local residents as explosion lead to the release of Toluene, a substance which could lead to nausea and tiredness.

answered by Patrick7 | 12-09-2009 at 05:36 PM

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that firefighters appear to have put the resulting fire caused by the plant explosion out and that two people have been taken to Hospital complaining of discomfort.
Nothing else happened. People from Texas will have to deal with chemical intoxication now.

answered by Nair | 12-09-2009 at 07:02 PM

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