Chief Lanny Armstrong with the Pasadena Fire Department said, "If it's going to affect the public, we need to know and the fastest way to make that happen is to call 911."
"If it's a matter of two calls or three calls, we'll be sure the calls are made," promised Art George with Air Products. "The calls will be made."
The damaged part of the plant is still shut down. Before it starts up again next month, the company will install surveillance cameras in the control center to spot leaks sooner.