Black smoke billows from Houston warehouse fire

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HOUSTON (KXAN/KPRC) — Black smoke and flames are filling the area as a warehouse in West Houston burns Thursday morning.

KXAN’s sister station KPRC in Houston says the fire started just before 10 a.m. in the 1700 block of Laverne Drive in the Spring Branch area.

Spring Branch Elementary was forced to lockdown as a result of the fire. Nearby businesses have been told to evacuate the area.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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