Explosion Shakes Downtown Houston After Harvey Damage [VIDEO]

As if officials didn’t have enough on their hands to deal with, Houston was rocked by a huge explosion in the downtown area. The office building has been completely engulfed in flames.

It seems the record-level rainfalls won’t even stop the flames that are consuming the Lone Star Legal Aid offices.

As far as the cause of the explosion, that is still a mystery. There have been no reports on any possible injuries either. Pictures and footage from social media have flooded the internet though.

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Via IJR: Eyewitness Eliud Balderas told KTRK he heard the explosion from his apartment building across the street.

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He later followed up on Twitter with pictures and footage of the scene, which he eventually walked away from because the smoke was becoming “too big.”

This is a breaking news post, and we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

 

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