Huge Explosion Rocks Northwest Houston

A huge explosion rocked northwest Houston in the early morning hours Friday.


Houston Police on Twitter

Explosion of building: 4500 Gessner. Patrol units blocking off streets in the area. HFD responding. #hounews #houtraffic CC8

One person has reportedly been transferred to a local hospital for treatment; no word has been given on their injuries.  Viewers from the Cypress area all the way to La Porte, on the other side of Houston, reported hearing and feeling the blast at about 4:24 a.m.

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HOUSTON – Two people were killed early Friday in a massive explosion at an industrial site in northwest Houston. Authorities identified the victims as Frank Flores and Gerardo Castorena. The two were apparently employees of the business and had shown up early to use the gym on the site.