Five people were injured in a gas explosion in a Mexican restaurant in Gainesville, Texas.  Three women, a young girl and a toddler are being treated at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas for burns.  One victim is in critical condition, while the other four are in serious condition.  The natural gas explosion occurred in the restaurant’s

A fire at LyondellBasell’s oil refinery on the Houston ship channel broke out yesterday afternoon.  The blaze, which started in a crude distillation unit, sent huge plumes of black smoke into the air.  The fire burned for more than an hour

Two firefighters were injured while fighting the fire, suffering heat exhaustion. 

The refinery is

One adult and two children were killed in a firey single-car accident near the intersection of I-20 and I-35W in Fort Worth early Sunday morning. 

Investigators say that the driver, a woman, was traveling on the northbound service road of 35 when the car crossed over the right curb.  The car then struck the base