Fire at South Texas petrochemical plant injures 14

Fire at South Texas petrochemical plant injures 14

7:49 AM, 4th May 2013
Fire at South Texas petrochemical plant injures 14

POINT COMFORT, US: A fire at a South Texas petrochemical plant has left 14 workers hurt, including two critically, and the ethylene purification area shut down. Formosa Plastics Corporation spokesman Steve Rice said, plant firefighters extinguished the blaze on 2 May 2013 afternoon before area fire departments could respond. He said the fire happened during maintenance at the ethylene purification site.

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