Multiple explosions were reported from a chemical factory in the town of Crosby that was damaged by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. According to The New York Times, two explosions were heard from the Arkema chemical plant, located around 30 miles northeast of Houston at around 2 a.m., local time. The reports of the explosions were confirmed on the website of the owners of the plant. While no casualties were reported after the explosions, one Harris County deputy was hospitalized after he inhaled fumes from the plant. Later, they confirmed that the deputy had inhaled a non-toxic irritant.