Duncanville ISD officials are in communication with members of the city of Duncanville and Regional Emergency Management Teams who are closely monitoring the chemical fire at the MagnaBlend Fertilizer Plant located in Ellis County at HWY 287 and I-35 area (south of Duncanville). At this time no warnings for the Duncanville ISD area have been issued. School officials will continue to evaluate air quality in regards to outdoor activities. Schools will follow normal release schedules and no after school activities have been altered. We will provide updates as information is received.
UPDATE: Posted 4:30 pm October 3
Schools followed a normal schedule today (October 3). There are still no advisories for the Duncanville ISD area, but as an added precaution the middle school tennis matches scheduled for tonight (Monday, October 3) have been cancelled. There were no other evening outdoor activities planned. Duncanville ISD officials will continue to monitor the situation. Schools will follow regular schedules on Tuesday, October 4.