Plant explosion rocks neighborhood

December 16, 2008 9:09:02 AM PST
A plant explosion rocked a neighborhood in Conroe. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

It happened around 8:30am at the Huntsman Chemical Plant on FM1485. A company spokesman tells the Courier of Montgomery County that the blast involved a storage tank which holds a nonhazardous chemical used in detergents and fabric softeners.

Emergency crews had the incident under control shortly after it happened. No one was hurt.

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