Flare sparks concerns for east Harris County residents

DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) -- Residents in east Harris County who are seeing a flare in their area, don't panic.

The Environmental Duty Representative at Shell Deer Park is performing work activities that may spark flaring. According to the company, they are taking the necessary steps to minimize any noise, light or smoke.

As of 8:33 p.m., there is no threat to the community.
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