Deer Park Fire: Burning chemicals in tanks at ITC storage facility causes smoke to cover Houston and southeast Texas

DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) -- The fires at the ITC facility in Deer Park have burned for days, including multiple tanks after the fire started on Sunday, March 17, 2019.

The fire started around 10:30 a.m. with one tank at Intercontinental Terminals Company. Emergency responders used foam and water to try to control the flames.

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"This isn't an event we wanted or planned," ITC spokeswoman Alice Richardson said during a press conference Tuesday.

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