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Refrigeration systems needed to cool highly-flammable products stored at the Arkema plant were knocked out by power outages and widespread flooding after the region was hit by Hurricane Harvey.
Fires can burn away undergrowth, preventing buildups of flammable vegetation that can make big fires even worse.
In the intense heat of the cremation chamber, which tops out at 1800 degrees Fahrenheit, these elements emit a highly flammable gas.
In the absence of little fires, forests became dense and stockpiled with flammable bits of tree and leaf debris, and the risk of bigger, hotter, unstoppable infernos grew.
Three of the nine trailers, which each house a half-ton of highly flammable materials, have already ignited at the plant in Crosby, about 20 miles northeast of Houston, sending choking black smoke high into the sky.
The platform serves three oil wells and one natural gas well, and Clovelly says the workers were there Sunday night using steam to clean paraffin, a waxy and potentially flammable substance, from the oil flow lines feeding it.
At the same time, the environment has also become more flammable.
Investigators recovered a palm print from a baby bottle that still had some flammable liquid and DNA from the car's steering wheel, as well as a blue hooded sweatshirt.
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