Tank Battery Fire Sparks Up in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A tank battery fire sparked up in Midland County on Thursday night.

The fire sparked up at Highway 158 and East County Road 120 around 8 p.m.

East County Road 120 has been shut down due to those flames.

Our newsroom has been flooded with calls from viewers seeing the thick black smoke and flames.

It appears lightning struck the tank battery sparking the blaze.

Firefighters are on the scene monitoring the fire.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, they're going to let it burn itself out.