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Ball of fire spotted in Galveston, Texas sky

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www.khou.com – – 2024-03-19 07:45:00

SUMMARY: A bright, fiery meteor was seen falling from the sky over , Texas, with reports of the sighting coming in from various locations including Kemah Boardwalk. The event was captured on camera by Larry Perez with Saltwater Recon, showing a green-blue ball of light streaking through the sky. The International Meteor Organization received several reports of the meteor across Texas at the same time. Viewers who witnessed the event were encouraged to share their photos and through the KHOU 11 app or by texting them to a provided number.

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Pelican Island residents evacuate after barge strikes Galveston bridge (Video)

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www.socialnews.xyz – – 2024-05-16 15:11:22

SUMMARY: Residents of Pelican Island, including Texas A&M students, evacuated after a barge struck the Galveston bridge, causing it to partially collapse. The only bridge to the island remained closed on Thursday. The incident led to a mass evacuation. The barge collided with a pillar supporting the span, leading to its collapse. The of the incident is available for archive licensing. Social News XYZ, an Indo-American news website established in 2015, covers gossip, politics, movies, technology, and sports news, as well as live event coverage via YouTube. #galveston #texas #galvestontexas #galvestontx

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Source of oil leak into Galveston Bay following barge collision has been contained, say officials

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abcnews.go.com – – 2024-05-16 14:56:24

SUMMARY: Officials are monitoring an oil spill in Texas after a barge crashed into a bridge, leaking oil into Bay. The source of the spill has been contained, but engineers are inspecting the bridge for damage. The U.S. Coast Guard is leading the response to assess and clean up the spill. The spill is not expected to have long-term consequences due to the volume of oil involved. Evacuations were conducted on Pelican Island, where the bridge connects to, and the bridge has reopened for outbound traffic. The incident is reminiscent of a previous bridge collapse in Baltimore.

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Oil Spill Contained After Barge Hits Galveston Bridge

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gcaptain.com – – 2024-05-16 13:16:42

SUMMARY: A Unified Command has been established in response to a barge strike on the Pelican Island Causeway in , Texas. The MMLP 321 barge collided with the causeway, resulting in a spill of vacuum gas oil into the water. Responders have contained the spill, with aerial assessments underway to determine the extent of the damage. The Pelican Island Bridge sustained damage, and a comprehensive assessment is being conducted. Texas A&M students and personnel were evacuated from the island as a precaution. The Unified Command includes various agencies working together to manage the response to the incident.

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