Firefighters have extinguished a crude oil tank fire started during an explosion at a biodiesel plant in Southeast Texas.
Galveston Battalion Chief Thomas Winn says the fire was put out around 3:30 a.m. Friday.
Winn says investigators are trying to determine what started the fire, reported around 7:30 p.m. Thursday along the waterfront.
City spokeswoman Alicia Cahill says a worker was treated for smoke inhalation.
Further details about the operator of the facility were not immediately available.
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.