Man Airlifted to Lubbock After Tank Battery Explosion in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - One man remains in the hospital after a tank battery explosion in Martin County on Monday night.

Right now there is not a whole lot of information but at least one man was airlifted to Lubbock and we're told he has severe burns.

FM 1222 had to be closed between mile marker 302 and 304 as firefighters put out the flames.

The road is now back open.

The fire is still under investigation.