News 2 Know: Fire flares up at ITC facility, health concerns arise after fire and more


It's Wednesday, and the beginning of spring. The vernal equinox officially arrived at 4:58 p.m. During an equinox, most of the planet receives an equal amount of daylight and darkness.

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Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick look at the forecast.

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Explosion sends flames, smoke into sky at ITC Deer Park tank farm

An explosion and flareup at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park was seen from SKY2 Wednesday evening, hours after the the fire at the tank farm was said to be extinguished. Read more >

Local News


Health concerns arise after Deer Park chemical fire

After nearly four days of burning, a massive fire at the ITC chemical storage facility in Deer Park was declared out at 3 a.m. Wednesday. Read more >

The aftermath of a chemical fire at a facility in Deer Park, Texas, is seen from the air on March 20, 2019.
The aftermath of a chemical fire at a facility in Deer Park, Texas, is seen from the air on March 20, 2019.

'We're sorry': ITC begins transition to clean up after Deer Park chemical fire

Officials with the company that operates a Deer Park chemical facility that caught fire Sunday apologized for the blaze that burned for nearly three days. Read more >

Texas News 


Cardinal DiNardo released from hospital after suffering mild stroke

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the head of the U.S. delegation, was released from a Houston hospital after he suffered a mild stroke Friday night, according to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Read more >

National News

FAA: Boeing 737 MAX to get software update

Boeing has developed a software patch and pilot training program to address issues with the Boeing 737 MAX identified in the October Lion Air crash, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday. Read more >

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