An explosion at a manufacturing plant has shaken northwest Houston

CNN | 1/24/2020 | Staff


(CNN)An explosion at a northwest Houston business shook part of the city early Friday, sending at least one person to a hospital, damaging nearby homes and sending firefighters scrambling to put out a resulting fire.

The blast -- which occurred at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing, according to CNN affiliate KTRK -- happened around 4:15 a.m. local time (5:15 a.m. ET) in the 4500 block of Gessner Road, about an 18-mile drive northwest of downtown, authorities said.

Video - Twitter - Camera - Home - Window

Video posted to Twitter from a camera that was mounted to a home window appears to show the blast in the distance, followed by a rising fireball.

Residents in the area have reported damage to their homes, including broken windows and doors, KTRK...
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