A fire burns at the flooded plant of French chemical maker Arkema SA after Tropical Storm Harvey passed in Crosby, Texas, U.S. August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Chemical reactions at a flooded Texas factory resulted in a large fire on Friday sending thick black smoke hundreds of feet into the air. It's the second blaze in as many days at the factory northeast...
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The company had earlier said an explosion or fire was inevitable.
An alligator sanctuary in southeast Texas says it is on the lookout for escaped gators.
Flooding swamped backup generators, and volatile chemicals are getting warm enough to ignite. "There's no way to prevent it," the CEO said.
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An alligator sanctuary in southeast Texas says it's on high alert as rising floodwaters risk the escape of roughly 350 gators. Workers at Gator Country in Beaumont have been busy patrolling the watery...
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It's an unimaginable loss for the 17-year-old.
Cockatoos, turtles and the little lorikeet that could (we hope).
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'Stephanie is a hero and the police have confirmed this.'
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Residents will still be getting around in tinnies for a few days yet.
The Fitzroy River is expected to peak at 9 metres on Thursday morning.
You can't keep a good Aussie down.
The floods have so far claimed the lives of three people.
In an ideal situation, the RSPCA advises taking your dogs and cats with you when evacuating.