Three injured in explosion at Texas chemical plant

Linda Young – AHN News Writer

Crosby, TX, United States (AHN) – An explosion at an industrial chemical plant east of Houston sent three workers to the hospital on Friday.

Two of the victims were transported by helicopter with burns to the face and neck and the third person was transported by ambulance. All three victims were reportedly in stable condition.

The explosion happened at the KMCO LP chemical plant in the 16500 block of Ramsey Road near the Crosby-Dayton Road in Crosby, Texas.

It was the result of a small fire in a reactor for fuel additives used by oil and gas companies. The accident is under investigation.

No chemicals were released into the air as a result of the incident.

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