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Several explosions at a Mont Belvieu plant were followed by flames that could be seen from miles around.

The explosions happened at Enterprise  Products  at 135 Sun Oil Road around 12:25 p.m.

Witnesses reported seeing workers fleeing from the Chambers County plant. Other workers were being told to stay inside.

The company hasn’t released any details about injuries. An employee, who didn’t want to be identified, said at least one contractor has not been accounted for.

The employee said the explosion happened in a subsection of the plant.

Chambers County officials say there’s no known threat to the public at this time. They have not called for evacuations.

State Highway 146 is closed near the plant.

The fire was still burning out of control nearly an hour after it began. The flames could be seen 25 miles away in Houston.

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article courtesy of khou.com

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