Patrick Osborn

Smoke, Fog Causes Massive Pileup in Port Arthur

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Pattie Shieh – The combination of smoke from nearby wildfires and fog dropped visibility to zero in Port Arthur, resulting in a massive pileup. More than three dozens people are injured.

Chief Charles Sonnier with the Labelle Fannett volunteer fire department and has been on the scene for a couple of hours.T
The initial call came in around 6:00 a.m.with four cars involved, but escalated to at least 12 cars and continued to pileup with vehicles, including an 18-wheeler that has flipped over. At least two cars were on fire.
There are multiple agencies responding because they have their hands full.

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