Building destroyed by 4-alarm fire in NW Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A large fire consumed a northwest Harris County industrial facility Saturday, and water access issues only added to the challenge, authorities said.

Firefighters responded to IQ Products Company on Tomball Parkway near Beltway 8 at around 5:20 p.m.

Rachel Neutzler with the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office said the fire was contained to the back of the building where personal hygiene products were being stored. Some of those products are made with petroleum and aerosol products.

The building was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

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The Houston Fire Department is battling a building fire in NW Harris Co. near Beltway 8.

Crews had to utilize tankers from several trucks because they had trouble accessing water, officials said.

On Sunday, HCFMO said the cause of the fire is still under investigation and that the fire was still smoldering on Sunday afternoon.

The IQ Products Company is a manufacturer of consumer products like home care, automotive and personal care.

HCFMO, along with the Houston Fire Department and officials from the Harris County Pollution Control are monitored the air quality in the area, but no major issues were reported.

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