PETROCHEMICAL PLANT FIRE IN DEER PARK

The Houston Chronicle reported that in Deer Park, Texas residents were asked to shelter in place for most of Sunday while a petrochemical fire burned at the Intercontinental Terminals Company.

The blaze began around 10:30 Sunday morning, and local residents were asked to shelter in place while law enforcement authorities closed down State Highway 225 from Beltway 8 to Independence Parkway near the plant.

The Shelter in Place was finally lifted.