LyondellBasell Channelview complex holds 4-hour live fire training event Thursday

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
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LyondellBassell's Channelview complex will hold a live fire training event on Thursday for four hours.

CHANNELVIEW, Texas (KTRK) -- There's no need to worry if you happen to notice smoke and flames from one of the plants in east Harris County on Thursday morning.

LyondellBasell's Channelview Complex on Sheldon Road is scheduled to run a live burn fire training event at the site's north plant training field, emergency officials said.

"Smoke and flames may be visible during this time. There is no need for site personnel or the community to take action. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause," Howard McCarrick, the LyondellBasell Channelview Complex fire chief, said.

Eyewitness News learned the training should start at about 8 a.m. and finish up at about noon.

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