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Hurricane Harvey devastation causes multiple chemical explosions

An explosion took place at a power plant near Houston on Thursday morning. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A chemical power plant that refrigerates explosive, heat-sensitive chemicals in Crosby, Texas, had two explosions at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday as a result of power and backup generator failure, NBC reported. The massive flooding from the storm caused the power failure, despite the company's efforts to adequately prepare for Hurricane Harvey.

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