on the Night of Wednesday (local time), was a chemical plant in Jefferson County in the us state of Texas hit by an explosion.
Several people were injured.
It writes the local media KFDM, which also has video images of the chemical factory as it looked shortly after the powerful explosion.
Three people were injured in connection with the explosion, informs the factory owner TPC Group, according to KFDM.
How seriously they were injured, is not apparent, but the three persons still receives treatment. All employees have been evacuated from the factory.
the Explosion was so powerful that houses in several kilometres distance had blown the windows out.
Firefighters and emergency personnel orders the curious to leave the area, since there is expected more explosions.
The writing lokalmediet The Orange Leader.
Authorities have evacuated people living close to the factory.
the Fire occurred after the explosion, is not yet under control. There are summoned reinforcements from several fire stations to fight the flames.
There is smoke from the explosion in the nearby city of Bridge City.
Even in the neighboring state of Louisiana, the people could feel the shaking after the explosion.
Updating...Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 12:01