TCEQ monitoring air quality following fire at chemical plant in San Jacinto County: What we know so far
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is monitoring the air quality following a massive fire at the Sound Resource Solutions plant that prompted evacuations and a shelter-in-place in San Jacinto County Wednesday.
Massive fire rips through Greenspoint apartment complex: 1 sent to hospital, several families displaced
One person was transported to the hospital and several families have been displaced after a massive fire tore through an apartment complex in the Greenspoint area Wednesday, the Houston Fire Department said.
State Wildfire Preparedness level raised to Level 4 as high fire danger is forecast this week
Texas A&M Forest Service has raised the State Wildfire Preparedness level to Level 4 due to the recent increase in wildfire activity across the state and the growing potential for wildfires to become more severe, making them harder to control.
FINAL REPORT: 2019 ITC fire in Deer Park caused by failure of tank circulation pump, Chemical Safety Board says
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released its final report Thursday on the March 17, 2019 tank farm fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, LLC (ITC) bulk liquid storage terminal in Deer Park.
‘It’s all gone’: Owners of Dickinson’s oldest home speak about their monumental loss
Clark and Cora Wright own the sprawling Queen Victorian home that overlooks Dickinson Bayou. Cora’s great, great grandfather was the original owner, Ebenezer Nichols who originally built it as a summer house. It held such a special place in her heart.
Stellantis recalls nearly 220,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide due to fire risk
Stellantis is telling owners of nearly 220,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide to park them outdoors and away from other vehicles because the power liftgates can catch fire even when the engines are off. The company is recalling certain Jeep Cherokees from the 2014 through 2016 model years. Water can get into the liftgate control computer, causing an electrical short that can touch off a fire. The company says it hasn’t developed a fix yet. Owners will get notification letters starting June 30. Stellantis says the problem was caught in a routine review of customer data.