Chemicals warehouse catches fire near downtown

A chemicals warehouse caught fire near downtown Houston on Wednesday night.

March 31, 2010 8:27:06 PM PDT
Firefighters and HAZ-MAT crews late Wednesday night were on the scene of a fire at a warehouse on Hardy Road near downtown. Firefighters were worried about chemicals inside the building, specifically methyl chloride. It's used to strip paint and for metal cleaning. They used foam to put the flames out.

We're told no chemicals caught fire and we haven't heard any reports of injuries.


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