Reports: Explosion at gas plant prompts evacuations

Posted at 8:30 AM, Jul 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-17 11:56:54-04

Officials are evacuating residents after several explosions at the Western International Gas plant in Bellville, according to KTRK.

Around 10 a.m., the Bellville fire department increased the evacuation radius to 5 miles around the plant. 

The Austin County Sheriff's office said that there are no reported injuries at this time.

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