Processing Magazine

Two injured in chemical refinery fire

December 13, 2011

PASADENA, Texas — A chemical refinery in Pasadena, Texas, erupted in flames Saturday night, leaving two workers injured, reported.

Nearby residents reported hearing at least two explosions coming from the plant, but officials said the incident is being treated as a structure fire and not an explosion.

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries. One of the injured was sent to the hospital.