Industrial Facility Fire Prompts Shelter-in-Place Order in Channelview, Texas

Authorities responded to an industrial fire in Channelview, Texas, on April 7 as a shelter-in-place order was issued for nearby residential areas and multiple streets were closed.

The fire ignited at a facility operated by K-Solv, a company specializing in environmental emergency responses, local media reported.

Multiple crews including a hazmat team, fire investigators, and safety officers were combating the fire as of 5:09 pm on Wednesday, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Footage shared by Twitter user @jvmarig, who said it was taken on road the plant is located on, shows large plumes of smoke billowing into the air on Wednesday afternoon. Credit: @jvmarig via Storyful

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