Houston chemical fire to rage for days

Credit: BBC News- Published on March 19, 2019
A chemical fire in Texas has been going on for three days, and fire officials say could go on for two more.

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Published on March 18, 2019 -  00:45
Large Cloud of Smoke Looms Over Houston as Chemical Fire Burns
A fire at a petrochemicals plant in the Houston area spread to eight storage tanks on March 18 causing a large plume of dark smoke to appear over the city, local media reported.The fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) caused schools in the Deer Park area to close on Monday; however, results of air quality tests did not exceed levels that would necessitate action being taken, the City of Deer Park Office of Emergency Management said.Fire crews were reported to be working to reduce the risk of an explosion, which was described as “minimal” by ITC. No injuries were reported from the fire. Credit: @WilliamZ_Rocks via Storyful

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