Explosions Rock Enterprise Products Natural Gas Plant

Explosions triggered a massive fire at Enterprise Products Mont Belvieu, Texas, natural gas storage plant at about 12:15 pm local time, according to local media reports.

Explosions triggered a massive fire at Enterprise Products Mont Belvieu, Texas, natural gas storage plant at about 12:15 pm local time, according to local media reports. KHOU-TV said the blaze at the plant about 35 miles east of downtown Houston appeared to be burning out of control following a series of explosions.

Mont Belvieu is a major natural gas liquid storage hub, Reuters reported.

There have been no initial reports of injuries.

An Enterprise Products representative was not immediately available to comment.

The Mont Belvieu plant is north of the Houston Ship Channel and its row of crude oil refineries.

The blaze was having no effect on Ship Channel operations this afternoon, the US Coast Guard said.

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