Petrochemical Fire Near Houston Extinguished, Firefighters Continue To Monitor

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Published on March 20, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

Petrochemical Fire Near Houston Extinguished, Firefighters Continue To Monitor

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, firefighters extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days.

The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was reportedly put out by 3 a.m., however fire crews continued to spray foam and water on the tanks to help keep them cool and prevent fires from starting again.

The company said in a statement that no serious injuries were reported.

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Petrochemical Fire Near Houston Extinguished, Firefighters Continue To Monitor

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