Industrial plant explosions can destroy surrounding homes, businesses, and other locations in affected communities. Injuries resulting from industrial plant explosions can range from minor to critical, often requiring surgery and other emergency care.

These recent plant explosions had devastating effects on Texas communities:

  1. West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion
    An explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, in April 2013 left more than 30 people dead and at least 160 people injured, according to USA Today. Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) indicate that the explosion is likely an industrial accident.
  2. Beaumont, Texas, Oil Refinery Fire
    A workplace accident at an oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, in April 2013 left 12 refinery workers with burn injuries. According to an article from Reuters, the platform where the men were working had been shut down to allow them to perform routine maintenance projects when a piece of machinery caught fire.
  3. Mont Belvieu, Texas, Enterprise Products Fire
    In February 2011, an explosion and fire occurred at Enterprise Products, a natural gas and chemical plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, about 35 miles outside of Houston. One worker lost his life in the blaze.


When industrial facilities explode, fire, chemicals, and gasses can spread quickly, killing or injuring workers and civilians along the way.

Individuals injured in plant explosions may suffer from:

If you or your loved ones were injured in a plant fire or explosion, call the Houston plant explosion attorneys at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law, today. We’re here to stand up for your rights, so you and your family can focus on recovery.

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