Dawson County Tank Battery Goes Up in Flames

Courtesy: Drylinemedia.com
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Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LAMESA - Crews battled a large tank battery fire Thursday night outside of Lamesa in Dawson County.

The fire broke out just before 10:00 p.m. Thursday. The fire began after a lightning strike struck one of the tanks at a trucking company.

A large thunderstorm moved through western Dawson County Thursday evening causing tornado warnings to be issues around 8:45 p.m.

One firefighter was injured.