Explosion Sparks Massive Fire at Plant in Houston

A massive fire at a plant in Missouri City, possibly caused by an explosion, has been contained.

NBC affiliate KPRC reports the blaze started shortly at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the American Materials asphalt manufacturing plant on Highway 90A.

At least one person suffered burn injuries and was airlifted to a hospital. There is no word on the individual's condition.

Firefighters were able to control the fire approximately an hour later.

NBC 5 will update this story with more information as soon as it's available.  As this story is developing, elements may change.

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