Fire/Explosion Protection

Explosion Rocks Chemical Plant In China

By Chemical Processing Staff

Apr 09, 2015

An explosion at a chemical processing plant located in China's southeastern Fujian province required 600 firefighters to battle the blaze that ensued, according to CNN. The facility produces paraxylene, which is used in the production of polyester films and fabrics. Miraculously, only 6 people were injured in the blast, which occurred at an oil storage facility on April 6.

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