TWO KILLED AT CORPUS PLANT

Two workers were killed and four injured when a leaky pump in the alkylation unit at Southwestern Refining Co. Inc.'s Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery released a cloud of hydrofluoric acid (HF) vapor. Following the high pressure discharge, local fire fighting units arrived to control the HF vapor by hosing down the area, and refinery workers laid sand bags around the release site to contain runoff of tainted water.

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