PeroxyChem Plant Explosion in Pasadena Texas Kills One, Injures Three
On Saturday, January 16 the PeroxyChem Plant in Pasadena Texas exploded, killing one and injuring three others. The origin of the explosion, according to initial reports, was a storage tank used to store cleaning solution. One witness sitting in his truck outside the plant stated he felt the explosion vibration in his chest. Initial reports indicate that a contractor’s equipment exploded because it had been over pressurized.