A flash fire at the KMTEX Chemical Plant last week took the life of Johnny Williams, 58, as well as injuring three others. The fire began when pipeline workers welding a pipe made contact with an extremely flammable solvent, coal tar naphtha. Coal tar naphtha is a byproduct of refined crude oil and can be ignited by heat, sparks and open flames. The explosion was so powerful that witnesses a mile away reported feeling the shock.

 

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