Shelter-in-place order issued for everyone in La Porte


LA PORTE, Texas (KTRK) — A shelter-in-place order has been issued for all residents in La Porte.

Officials advise people to go inside the nearest building, close all the doors and windows, and turn off air conditioning and heating systems.

CORRECTION: City of La Porte: Shelter in Place immediately for all of La Porte. Go inside the nearest building. Close all doors and windows and turn off A/C and heating systems.

— La Porte Emergency Management (OEM) (@lpoem) December 12, 2020

Crews said a fire was reported at Odfjell Terminal Houston in the utility and power pack area which is located 12211 Port Rd in Seabrook.

The company said it’s working with local officials to resolve the issue.

Odfjell Terminals Houston provides unsurpassed storage, transfer and distribution services to the liquid bulk chemical industry.

ABC13 has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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