Deer Park fire weekend updates: Part of Ship Channel still closed, toxins found, cleanup continues

Here’s a rundown of the latest news regarding the fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company LLC’s Deer Park tank farm, at 1943 Independence Parkway near Houston, as of Sunday, March 24.

• More than 1,100 federal, state and local first responders, agencies and environmental cleanup contractors have been working on the site since March 19, according to a press release ITC issued at 8:11 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Cleanup crews have been working 24 hours a day, per the release. ITC is still working…


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