Big Boom In Seabrook, No Injuries Reported
Photo by Manuel Aguilera
Shelter-in-place warnings are in effect near the American Acryl plant, which is not extremely close, as these things go around here, to any huge residential neighborhoods.
It looks like a bullet was dodged.
Keep up with the coverage at the Houston Chronicle (they're also Twittering), KHOU, KTRK, KPRC, Fox 26 or Channel 39.
One of the shelter-in-place warnings is for El Jardin; we wrote about how they were trying to stop such developments as plants and Bayport a while back.
For photographs from this morning's explosion, see our slideshow.