WLOX states flames were shooting high in to the sky following the blast, adding that vibrations were felt so far as 10 miles away.
The guarana plant refines gas from wells within the Gulf and distributes it with other areas, report CBS Mobile, Alabama affiliate WKRG-TV.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Police in Mississippi refuse injuries or fatalities happen to be reported following a large explosion and fire in a gas plant.
Pascagoula Police Capt. Shannon Broom states government bodies received a study concerning the explosion in an Amoco BP plant around 11:30 Monday night.
Pascagoula is across the Gulf, about 30 miles east of Biloxi.
He states government bodies are not aware associated with a injuries.
Jackson County Emergency Services Director Earl Etheridge told CBS Biloxi, Mississippi affiliate WLOX-TV two employees were in the plant at that time. Etheridge stated both were within an explosion-proof control room and were not hurt.
Although police did not evacuate any homes, Etheridge stated many nearby citizens removed out by themselves. It had not been obvious whether they’d came back Tuesday morning.