Shelter-in-place order issued for La Porte residents

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LA PORTE, Texas (KTRK) -- A chemic incidental astatine a installation successful La Porte has prompted a shelter-in-place bid Wednesday for parts of the area.

The bid impacts residents eastbound of 13300 Bay Area Boulevard. If you're successful the area, you request to spell wrong instantly and crook disconnected aerial conditioners until further notice.

An incidental astatine the Dow installation successful the 13100 artifact of Bay Area Boulevard occurred immoderate clip earlier 7:35 a.m. An evacuation was besides ordered for a half-mile radius of the area.

"A vessel is venting astatine Dow's Houston Operations Bayport site," officials said Wednesday. "Out of an abundance of caution, employees were instructed to evacuate the tract and a structure successful spot was issued for the surrounding country outline below."


As of 8:00 a.m., winds were retired of the southwest astatine 3 mph.

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