Explosion Outside of Rankin Under Investigation

Explosion Outside of Rankin Under Investigation

RANKIN, TX (KWES)

No injuries have been reported in an explosion just outside of Rankin.

The Upton County Sheriff's Department tells NewsWest 9, the explosion happened at a West Texas Gas location.

It happened just after midnight near Ranch to Market Road 1555.

A local fire department responded, along with the highway patrol from Reagan County and sheriff's deputies from Upton County assisted.

The fire was under control by 3:21 a.m. Tuesday morning.

NewsWest 9 is continuing to follow the latest.