Evacuations Ordered After Second Explosion at Texas Plant

Evacuations were ordered after a second explosion at a chemicals plant in Texas on Wednesday, November 27.

Local media said authorities issued an evacuation order for a four-mile radius around the plant, including areas in Port Neches, Port Arthur, Groves and Nederland.

An earlier explosion at the TPC Group petrochemical refinery facility was reported to have injured three people in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Video filmed from a neighboring business shows the second explosion on November 27, at approximately 1.48 pm local time. Credit: @thejustinallenn via Storyful