Refinery Tank Fire Injures One

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 06:01 PM gHale


One person suffered an injury after a refinery tank farm fire off Jacinto-Port Boulevard late Monday night in Channelview, TX.

The fire started around midnight in a 36-inch pipe while someone was welding, emergency crews said.

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HazMat, homeland security, fire crews and police assisted with the fire. It was quickly brought under control.

The person who was injured was released from the hospital. There’s no word on his injuries.

The fire is under investigation.



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