PEPCON disaster


The PEPCON disaster was an industrial disaster that occurred in Henderson, Nevada on May 4, 1988 at the Pacific Engineering Production Company of Nevada (PEPCON) plant. The chemical fire and subsequent explosions claimed two lives, injured 372 people, and caused an estimated US$100 million of damage. A large portion of the Las Vegas Valley 10 miles (16 km) away was affected, and several agencies activated disaster plans. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Whitney (Nevada)


  1. Ruta Estatal de Nevada 171
  2. Ruta Estatal de Nevada 146
  3. Ruta Estatal de Nevada 582

what to see / tourism / botanical gardens

  1. Jardín Botánico de Cactus Ethel M.

Mountains and hills

  1. Black Mountain (Nevada)

Historical Facts

  1. PEPCON disaster

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments

  1. St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Rose de Lima Campus
  2. The District at Green Valley Ranch

Public high schools

  1. Basic High School

Sport Venues

  1. Thomas & Mack Center

Other interest places

  1. Henderson (Nevada)
  2. Winchester (Nevada)
  3. Paradise (Nevada)
  4. University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  5. Cox Pavilion
  6. Jokers Wild Casino
  7. Marjorie Barrick Museum

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