Texas A&M University Closed

Posted By Staff

Date: July 30th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

tamuBRYAN, Texas  -  Thousands of residents were evacuated and the  University campus closed  as a fire burned at a chemical plant that processes explosive ammonium nitrate. Black smoke settled over Bryan, a city of about 80,000 people about 100 miles north of Houston, after the fire started about noon at the nearby El Dorado Chemical Co. The plant blends and packages fertilizer and other chemicals, including ammonium nitrate, a chemical used to make explosives.  More…

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