Chemical Plant Fire Extinguished With Foam

Fire Broke Out At Syntech Chemicals In Pearland

Published On: Oct 10 2011 07:08:43 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 03 2011 09:17:05 AM CDT
PEARLAND, Texas -

A fire at a chemical plant was contained after firefighters used foam to put it out.

The fire started around 12:45 a.m. Monday at Syntech Chemicals on Hopper Road near Riley Road in Pearland.

Firefighters said a few tanks with non-hazardous chemicals burned.

Within 30 minutes, firefighters had the fire extinguished by using foam.

No one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.