Tank Battery Fire Sparks Up in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - A long day for Howard County Volunteer Firefighters who dealt with a tank battery fire north of town.

The flames sparked up around 10:30 Tuesday night.

Lightning is suspected to have sparked the fire, about seven miles from Big Spring along Highway 87.

Firefighters were able to get the flames out around 4:30 Wednesday morning when they shut the gas line off.

No one was hurt.