Houston petrochemical fire spreads, eight giant tanks burning: official

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 19, 2019
A petrochemical fire at a storage facility outside Houston spread on Tuesday to engulf eight giant tanks containing liquid fuels, officials of Intercontinental Terminals Co said on Tuesday afternoon.
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Published on March 19, 2019 -  00:56
Houston Petrochemical Fire Rages On Spewing Acrid Smoke That Can Be Seen For Miles
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Houston officials and environmental groups have raced to expand air monitoring after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced billowing acrid smoke that could be seen and smelled from miles away. The massive fire at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, burned for a third day after firefighting water pumps broke down for six hours on Monday evening and flamed spread to two more tanks.

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