Fire rages at Texas chemical plant; could take days to burn out

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A massive fire at a Texas chemical plant could take days to burn out, officials say.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A large fire at a chemical plant near Houston, Texas, has been burning since Sunday morning -- and it could take a little longer to completely burn out, according to ABC13 Houston.

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It all started with one tank at Intercontinental Terminals Company in La Porte. Now, over six tanks are burning as emergency responders work to control further spreading. To make matters worse, the fire has seemed to intensify overnight, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The company claims that testing done by an independent contractor are below levels representing a public health concern. No injuries have been reported.

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