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Alabama-Coushatta Fire Department among others on scene of a large chemical plant fire in Shepherd

Photos courtesy of Sharp Shooter Delbert Johnson ACFD

CW39 News in Houston is reporting that multiple explosions happened at a chemical plant on FM 1127 this morning at around 8:30 Wednesday morning.

The San Jacinto County Office of Emergency Management is asking anyone within a five-mile radius to shelter in place. Multiple victims have been reported as additional explosions are reported.

Hwy 59 is closed in both directions from FM 1988 to Exit 451B.

ETB will update as more information becomes available.


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