LyondellBasell Fire

Site Contact:
Adam Adams


Site Location:
12000 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77017
NRC#: 940573

The LyondellBasell plant located at 12000 Lawndale in Houston, TX caught fire at approximately 2:30 pm on May 17, 2010. The fire apparently started in the crude distillation unit. EPA has dispatched OSC Adams and the START contractor.

The "All Clear" was given at the facility at approximately 19:30. The facility is investigating the cause of the fire.

For additional information, visit the Pollution/Situation Report (Pol/Sitreps) section.