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Explosion reported in port district of Corpus Christi, Texas

1 year 1 month 2 days ago Friday, August 21 2020 Aug 21, 2020 August 21, 2020 8:26 AM August 21, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in Corpus Christi responded Friday to an apparent explosion in the city’s port and refinery district.

A fire was reported about 8 a.m. near Nueces Bay in the northern part of the city and crews were on the scene, Fire Chief Robert Rocha told KIII-TV. Flames and a large plume of black smoke were visible.

Rocha did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment and it was not immediately clear what exploded or if there were any injuries.

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