Smoke gets in your eyes. Benzene gets everywhere.

The ITC Deer Park Fire Is Out, But Now There's Benzene in the Air

Levels of this known carcinogen have spiked, prompting a shelter-in-place for Deer Park and Galena Park.

03/21/2019 By Dianna Wray

Burning questions, answered

What We Know About the Health Effects of the ITC Deer Park Fire

Officials say that Houston air is still okay to breathe.

03/19/2019 By Dianna Wray

Not Cool

Updated: Small Fire Shuts Down Weights + Measures

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

01/15/2018 By Cory Garcia

Food News

Alma Latina to Reopen Following Fire

The Heights institution will serve its soulful food once again on July 20.

07/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Updated: Fire Forces Alma Latina to Close

The beloved Heights restaurant went up in smoke this morning, but hopes to reopen in a few weeks.

06/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Two Alarms

Two Beloved Houston Restaurants Closed by Fires

Bad news comes in twos.

03/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

yikes

Highland Village Kate Spade Goes Up In Flames

The good news: no one was hurt.

01/16/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen