Shelter-in-place order lifted for Texas city near chemical facility fire

Credit: CBS News- Published on March 22, 2019
Authorities on Thursday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after warning people to stay indoors because high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage facility outside of Houston. Officials in Deer Park, Texas, said there was a sustained period of improved air quality readings in the...
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Published on March 20, 2019 -  00:42
Texas Chemical Site On Fire Since Sunday
Huffpost reports A massive fire that engulfed a petrochemical storage facility outside Houston last weekend is still burning, sending large plumes of smoke into the air. But local officials say there is no immediate threat to public health as firefighters struggle to stop the blaze from growing any larger. The fire began Sunday at the Intercontinental Terminals Company facility in Deer Park, Texas on Sunday.

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