Watco Mechanical Services flash fire in Hockley injures three

Sunday August 19th: A flash fire at Watco Mechanical Services facility in Hockley injured three people. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Three life flight helicopters were sent to the scene. According to Channel 13’s article, emergency responders said the three injured people were in a paint booth under construction when paint dust caught fire. Watco Mechanical Services repairs and rebuilds trains and railcars.

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