Shelter-in-place warning in Houston after power plant fire

A SHELTER-IN-PLACE has been issued as firefighters work to put out a blaze at a burning power plant

The City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management issued a zone order due to chemicals from the fire.

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A shelter-in-place has been issued as firefighters work to put out a blaze at a CenterPoint facility west of Houston.1 credit
The City of Houston's Emergency Management Office issued shelter-in-place for the area due to chemicals from the fire

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The City of Houston’s Emergency Management Office issued shelter-in-place for the area due to chemicals from the fire

The Houston Fire Department received fire calls at 9:44 a.m. at the Addicks Substation.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

CenterPoint said crews are working closely with local first responders to ensure the area is safe.

No injuries or breakdowns were reported during the incident.

The established boundaries for shelter-in-place are the northern boundary of Clay Road, the eastern boundary of Gessner Road, the southern boundary of Westview Drive, and the western boundary of N. Eldridge Parkway.

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A shelter-in-place has been issued as firefighters work to put out a blaze

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A shelter-in-place has been issued as firefighters work to put out a blaze

Firefighters made a defensive attack on the flames.

They were supported by units from HFD’s Hazmat and Rehab unit.

No injuries were reported.

CenterPoint Energy said there were no outages in the area.

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