LNG plant fires in Texas

In the American city of Mont Belvieu (Texas), an explosion occurred at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, RBC reports.

According to city administration spokesman Brian Ligon, a natural gas storage facility located at Lone Star's facility exploded.

As a result, the explosion led to a fire. At present, firefighters who have arrived at the scene continue to extinguish it. There is no information about the victims.

A local police statement on a Facebook page said it was an "industrial incident" that blocked roads near the plant.

Fighting fires across the city could reduce pipeline pressure, according to a statement from the city authorities posted on Facebook.

Earlier it was reported that a pipeline explosion occurred in Mexico.

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