HOCKLEY, Texas - Authorities are asking residents to stay off parts of Hockley, Texas after a reported fire Saturday morning at a recycling plant.
It happened in the 17300 block of Premium Drive, where several officials in Harris County were called out to assist and have set up an evacuation zone around the area, which was later extended to half a mile from there.
Based on preliminary information from a spokesperson with Harris County Fire Marshal's Office (HCFMO), the fire appears to have begun from a vat of chemicals inside the facility, which spread to other parts of the building before growing into a massive fire.
Due to the lack of water supply in the area, HFCMO responders initially had trouble putting out the flames but dozens of trucks were called out to help.
Currently, there does not appear to be any injuries as a result of the fire, but investigations remain underway.
FOX 26 Houston will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.