SpaceX Experiences Fire During Routine Engine Test

SpaceX rocket facility investigating cause of last night’s fire
Waco Tribune


SpaceX is conducting an internal investigation over what caused a fuel fire at its McGregor testing facility Thursday night. The fire started around 8 p.m. Thursday during routine testing of a Merlin 1 C rocket engine, said SpaceX Spokeswoman Lauren Dreyer.

Dreyer said staff members followed the facility’s safety response procedures to contain the fire, and there were no injuries.