04 March 2013 20:30 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--A fire hit AkzoNobel's polymer chemicals plant on Monday at La Porte near Houston, according to a recorded message.
A fire and explosion was initially reported at about 13:00 hours Houston time (19:00 hours GMT), according to the message.
AkzoNobel did not immediately have any comments regarding the fire at the Texas plant.
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