Explosion at Vitro Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas

by | Aug 8, 2022 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at the Vitro Flat Glass Manufacturing Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 7, 2022.  According to reports, there was a leak of hot molten gas at a furnace inside the plant which resulted in the explosion.  Nine workers were transported to local hospitals for medical treatment.  The incident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants.  A fire broke out at the Reading Alloys Metal Plant in South Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania on August 3, 2022.  A large fire broke out at the Prime Eco Group Chemical Plant in Wharton, Texas on August 2, 2022.  Three workers were injured in an explosion at the TimkenSteel Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton, Ohio on July 26, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Johnson Matthew Catalysts chemical plant in Sevierville, Tennessee on July 21, 2022.

Refineries and manufacturing plants can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when catastrophic fires or explosions can occur.  When explosive materials are present, it can also endanger those who are exposed to the smoke caused when a fire or explosion occurs.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by fires and explosions. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.