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Fire for second day in a row at chemical plant

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Fires have broken out over two days at a Texas chemical plant flooded by Harvey and more are expected, authorities said Friday.

Two containers burned Friday and one burned Thursday at the Arkema site northeast of Houston, Harris County Assistant Fire Chief Bob Royall said at a news conference.

Officials have decided to let the remaining six containers catch fire and burn out rather than endanger firefighters, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in a joint statement.