Houston Chemical Plant Explodes

Houston, TX (WOLO) — Thursday morning a pair of explosions were heard and black smoke was seen rising from Arkema Chemical Plant near Houston, according to officials.

Harris County Sheriff’s Department in Houston have reported one Deputy was taken to the hospital after inhaling fumes. Nine others drove themselves to a hospital as precaution.
The area around the plant, which produces organic peroxides, has already been evacuated.