A report just released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concludes that last October’s massive fire at the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie could have been avoided.
The old truck, a 1988 model, was burned up and swamped with chemical runoff in that fire.
At first glance, the golden stone wall that sits between a trio of flag poles in front of Life School Red Oak Secondary Campus offers little to garner attention. But with a closer view, an observer would find the name of Joel Ramirez, his date of birth and date of death, attached to the wall.
A woman from Denton has been convicted for the starving deaths of two horses when she lived in Red Oak. Two other horses were rescued.
A North Texas site once meant to host the superconducting super collider will be the new home for a chemical plant that burned last fall.
Recycled glass is a nightmare — it’s heavy, breakable and not very valuable. But a company in Texas has found a way to make good use of recycled glass.
A proposal to relocate a Magnablend Chemical Plant has some Ellis County residents saying, “not in my backyard.” Monday dozens of affected residents are expected to gather at the Ellis County Commissioner’s meeting to voice their concerns.
A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for assaulting a 7-year-old boy in the toy section of a Walmart store in Midlothian.
Since a chemical plant burned in Waxahachie, fire chief David Hudgins has suffered sleepless nights — because of what almost happened.
A North Texas jail will switch to debit cards to pay unused commissary funds to departing inmates after the lockup’s account number was stolen.
The CEO of a company that owns a Waxahachie chemical plant that caught fire Monday says the chemicals being mixed at the plant Monday should have not caught fire.
The cause of a major chemical fire in Waxahachie is still under investigation Tuesday and smoke can still be seen rising from the burned-out buildings.