Houston petrochemical disaster stretches to sixth day, impacting key port

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 23, 2019
Fallout from a petrochemical fire outside Houston continued for a sixth day on Saturday, with emergency workers struggling to remove volatile fuels from exposed tanks and ship traffic disrupted on 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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