Fire Breaks Out at Houston Chemical Plant

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 01:04 PM gHale

A portable storage tank caught fire at the TPC Group Operations plant.

A portable storage tank at a Houston chemical plant caught fire Friday.

The fire was reported at 5:50 p.m. at the TPC Group Operations plant at 8600 Park Place Blvd.

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The fire was in a portable storage tank that contained a mixture of primarily water and hydrocarbons, which is a petroleum product, company officials said.

The all clear alarm sounded at 8:40 p.m.

There were no injuries in the incident.

TPC Group Houston Operations released the following statement:

“Our team has been conducting air monitoring at the fence line and surrounding area. At this time there is no need for the community to take action and we will continue to conduct air monitoring.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.”



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