TIMELINE: How the KMCO chemical plant fire unfolded in Crosby

CROSBY, Texas (KTRK) -- The first calls about the explosion that rocked Crosby came in just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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10:54 a.m. The ABC13 assignment desk hears law enforcement talking about a possible explosion in Crosby. Skyeye takes off and heads to the scene.

11:02 a.m. Scanner traffic reports of two people injured at the KMCO LP plant.

11:13 a.m. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez shares the exact location of the plant that's burning.

11:14 a.m. Crosby ISD is the first district to issue a shelter in place for students and teachers.

11:17 a.m. Sheldon ISD issues a shelter in place.

11:28 a.m. The KMCO company website is taken offline.

12:08 p.m. Sheriff's office says one person is unaccounted for and two people are injured.

12:19 p.m. Shelter in place issued for all residents living within a one mile radius of the plant.

12:20 p.m. Sheriff's office confirms that one person is killed.


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