Posted on · In the first of episode of Fire Triangle, a new podcast from Texas Public Radio and Houston Public Media, reporters Dominic Anthony Walsh and Katie Watkins look back on the anniversary of the Watson Grinding explosion.
Posted on · This is the first story in a series about chemical disasters in Texas. Fire Triangle is produced by Texas Public Radio in collaboration with Houston Public Media.
Posted on · Part 1 of Fire Triangle drops on January 24, the one-year mark of a toxic explosion in a Houston neighborhood that killed three fathers, injured dozens and tore apart hundreds of homes as residents slept in their beds. Subscribe to this podcast feed to hear it as soon as it comes out.
Posted on · The Watson, Grinding & Manufacturing plant explosion in January killed three and damaged hundreds of homes.
Posted on · The family's attorney said Gilberto Mendoza Cruz, 47, died Wednesday after sustaining injuries from the blast.
Posted on · The company also announced it would lay off 80 employees in a move Mayor Sylvester Turner said left him "surprised and disappointed."