LA PORTE, Texas (AP) Emergency officials say nobody has been hurt in a Houston-area chemical plant fire blamed on an electrical problem.
A spokesman for Oxy Vinyls in La Porte says the fire Monday afternoon involved an issue with an electric utility at the plant. A transformer and a truck being used by a contractor went up in flames.
The blaze was extinguished after a couple of hours.
La Porte emergency management officials say
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.