Petrochemical fire reignites, adds to leak that shut Houston ship traffic

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 22, 2019
A petrochemical fire re-ignited Friday afternoon at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, adding to the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day that spilled chemicals and halted ship traffic in the nation's busiest oil port.
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Published on March 23, 2019 -  00:42
Houston Area Petrochemical Disaster Stretches Into Sixth Day
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, fallout from a petrochemical fire outside of Houston continued for the sixth day as emergency workers struggled to remove volatile fuels from exposed tanks and ship traffic was disrupted at the nation's busiest oil port. The fire reportedly damaged or destroyed 11 giant tanks that each held up to 3 million gallons of fuels used to make gasoline and plastics.

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