Updated: Fire at Houston-area oil and gas facility continues to burn

Update March 19: As of March 19, six to eight tanks were burning at Intercontinental Terminals Company LLC’s Deer Park facility, at 1943 Independence Parkway, near Houston, according to a press release ITC issued at 10 a.m. March 19. Two other tanks that were on fire — which were both empty — have collapsed. The two newest tanks to catch fire earlier this morning contain pyrolysis gasoline, per the release.

Galena Park ISD has canceled all after-school activities March 19, the district tweeted.

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