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Roughly 20 people were injured after a flash fire broke out at a plant in Pasadena, Texas this past Saturday. The fire, said to be caused by a broken valve, was reported around 10:30 a.m. at Kuraray America, Inc.

Two people with serious injuries were taken to hospitals via Life Flight, and 20 people with non-life threatening injuries were transported to hospitals via ambulance. Over 250 employees and contract workers were onsite during the time of the explosion.

Kuraray America, Inc.  is expected to provide more details as they are confirmed.