Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Petroleum plant fire

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

A fire burns at the Huntsman Corporation petrochemical plant in Port Arthur on Saturday, April 29, 2006.

The fire started in the company's propylene refrigeration unit at its plant on Savannah Avenue and Texas Highway 73. No injuries were immediately reported.

Nearby residents were not evacuated as firefighters were able to control the blaze.

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