Gas Plant Fire Near Kermit Under Control

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

KERMIT - A gas plant fire that started on Friday night is now under control.

The fire was at the Southern Union Gas Plant in the Kermit area located at County Road 301 and FM 874. As of 1:00 Saturday morning the fire was contained and fire fighters had it under control.

Fire fighters on the scene told NewsWest9 they did not know what started the fire. There were no injuries were reported. It is unknown how much, if any, damage was done to the plant.

NewsWest9 viewers reported seeing the flames from Kermit when the fire started just before 10:00 Friday night, but by the time NewsWest9 crews got on the scene the flames had died down considerably.