Corpus Christi, Texas (AP) – Two of the seven workers injured in a Texas oil facility explosion after a fire were released from the hospital, and the remaining five were hospitalized in a stable condition, officials said Sunday. Said to.
Ritchie Kintero, Deputy Chief of the Corpus Christi Fire Department, said Sunday that the cause of the explosion was under investigation.
According to Shelton Services, seven employees at Shelton Services were cleaning the ground storage tanks at Corpus Christi Oil Facility at Magellan Midstream Partners when the fire broke out on Saturday.
Shelton Services said on Sunday that two of its employees were released from Corpus Christi Hospital on Saturday and the other five were in stable condition at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
According to Kintero, the shelter issued after the blast was lifted just before noon on Saturday was tidy and had no other injuries, property damage or air pollution. The fire was extinguished and firefighters left the scene early Saturday afternoon.
Mark Calhoun, Operations Manager at Magellan Midstream Partners, states that the Magellan plant has 60 storage tanks and a small refinery that was unaffected by the blast.
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