(AUDIO) ITC: CHEMICAL PLANT FIRE INTENSIFIES, STILL BURNING


(Deer Park, TX) -- The fire at a chemical plant in Deer Park isn't over yet. Officials say the fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company facility could burn for two more days. The fire has spread to six tanks containing gasoline components and other chemicals since it started on Sunday. The thick, black smoke plume is rising thousands of feet in the air, but officials don't believe it poses a threat to air quality in the area. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Play the following audio for the latest updates from ITC officials:

Here is the latest from ITC Chemical plant officials about why the fire intensified overnight and its current status at 6am Tuesday morning. Another update is expected at 10am (CST).

Stay tuned to KTRH for more on this developing story.


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