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Texas Hazmat Team Secures Warehouse Ammonia Leak
Texas Fire Marshal Pinpoints Cause of ITC Terminal Fire

Texas Fire Marshal Pinpoints Cause of ITC Terminal Fire

A report released by the Harris County Fire Marshal's office isolates the cause of the March 2019 terminal fire in Deer Park, Texas, as a mechanical failure at a key control point for an 80,000-gallon storage tank containing butane enriched naphtha.

December 6, 2019

Refinery Explosion Forces Families to Move Thanksgiving Feast

Refinery Explosion Forces Families to Move Thanksgiving Feast

No fatalities and relatively few injuries were the chief blessings for which residents gave thanks after several massive explosions and more than five days of raging fire at the TPC Group petrochemical plant forced many to spend the Thanksgiving holidays elsewhere.

December 1, 2019

EPA Rescinds Regulations Approved After West, Texas, Explosion

Three years and nine months after an April 2013 ammonium nitrate explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killed 15 people, all but three of them emergency responders, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency put new rules in place to prevent a disaster like it from ever happening again.

November 22, 2019

Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush's funeral procession was a tragedy for the nation and played havoc with the planned schedule for the winter Hellfighter U fire training at the nearby Brayton Fire Training Field.

January 1, 2019

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

Despite being given up for dead by its previous lessee, the Beaumont Fire/Rescue Training Center is on track to reopen in late July, nearly a year since heavy flooding during Hurricane Harvey forced its closure.

July 1, 2018

Beaumont Closes Fire School Flooded by Harvey

Beaumont Closes Fire School Flooded by Harvey

The Beaumont Emergency Safety Training complex, a 70-acre Texas facility founded in 1966 that ranked as one of the country’s foremost industrial fire training schools, has closed after sustaining heavy flood damage from Hurricane Harvey.

January 1, 2018

Texas Volunteers Confront Uncertain Silo Situation
2017 TEEX Field Exercises
Brayton Fire Training Field's February Training

Brayton Fire Training Field's February Training

One fire training simulation at Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas in particular seemed to divide responders attending the Shell Oil Products and Motiva Enterprises corporate fire school held in February at the Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas.

April 1, 2017

Waxahachie, Texas: Oct. 3, 2011
Louisiana Refinery Brigade Trains at TEEX