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Chemical fire breaks out in Driscoll

Posted: 12:45 PM, Mar 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-13 13:46:48-04

Emergency crews battled a large chemical fire in Driscoll, Texas.

The fire broke out Wednesday morning just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 100 S. Sunset St.

The Driscoll police chief said a couple of tanks ignited. Fire crews were concerned the blaze would reach two tanks nearby.

Officers temporarily shut down FM 665 near County Road 81, but the road reopened about 12:30.

No word on what caused the blaze at this time.

This is a breaking news story and we will develop more information as soon as it becomes available.