A chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, exploded Wednesday morning local time,media reported. It is reported that the nuclear power plant is operated by the TPC Group, the explosion caused serious damage to nearby residential housing. Photos shared by netizens showed that their windows, doors, ceilings, etc. had been damaged, causing them considerable panic.
In addition to the immediate impact of the explosion, a fire engulfing power plant facilities sent potentially toxic chemicals into the area. In response, local residents were advised to stay at home and turn off any air circulation that might suck smoke into their homes.
Despite the power of the explosion, it was a minor miracle that no one died. According to video of the explosion and home surveillance video posted online, it’s incredible that everyone is alive and well. But a small number of workers were still injured in the factory.
Unfortunately, because the wind direction may change, the chemical smoke will drift in different directions. If the best solution right now is to wait for the city officials to sound the alarm.