Update: Deer Park, Galena Park issue shelter-in-place orders due to benzene levels

Update: Galena Park also issued a shelter-in-place order the morning of March 21, the city’s Twitter account tweeted.

Deer Park also has closed several roads, according to a tweet from that city’s Twitter account at 9:47 a.m. March 21.

The original story from March 21 appears below.

The fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company LLC’s Deer Park tank farm, at 1943 Independence Parkway near Houston, remains extinguished, but a new warning has been announced.

A press release from the company…


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