Comments posted under the Brownsville Herald article include, “Doesn’t sound good to me that they have to evacuate their homes all because Space X is testing” and “I think spacex should be prepared to pay for the window replacements.”

In addition to the alerts, local law enforcement announced planned road closures on the only highway available to nearby residents, and to an area beach.

The warning also reads in part, “it is recommended that you consider temporarily vacating yourself, other occupants, and pets, from the area during the Space Flight Activities.”

In July, SpaceX launched the Starhopper for the first time, from the same site. Flaming debris from that operation led to brush fires that spread across about 100 acres.

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