3 Workers Injured in Chemical Exposure Accident in Orange, TX
Orange, TX -- December 29, 2016, three workers were exposed to chemicals following an accident that occurred at a paper plant.
Orange emergency officials report that the accident occurred at the International Paper plant located at 1750 Inland Road.
Authorities have not released the details surrounding the accident. Three workers at the paper plant were somehow exposed to chemicals which they inhaled. As a resut of this, at least two of the workers were taken to hospitals, one to a Houston area hospital via helicopter, and another to Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. The third worker's condition was not specified.
Official investigations have been launched to determine what caused the accident. At this time, authorities have not released any additional information in regards to what occurred at the plant.
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