Small flash fire extinguished at ITC Deer Park facility

Officials say a small flash fire was quickly extinguished at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Deer Park facility on Tuesday morning.

According to ITC, a flash fire developed during the deconstruction of tank 80-15. Officials say a pre-staged firefighting crew extinguished the fire quickly.

ITC says,"There were no injuries or off-site impact as a result of the incident. Air monitoring during the incident did not identify any elevated benzene levels during the time of the fire."