Level 3 emergency was declared
Texas City — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; An automated shelter-in-place alert was issued and a Level 3 emergency was declared around 11 p.m. Monday after the Texas City BP Plant lost power, The Daily News of Galveston County is reporting on its website.
Because of the power outage, BP is flaring to burn off excess product. At least nine large flares could be seen from Interstate 45 and the Texas City Wye, The Daily News reports.
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