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Lightning to blame for tank battery fire in Howard County

Still photo of tank battery fire in Howard County. (Source: Tommy Sullivan/Facebook) Still photo of tank battery fire in Howard County. (Source: Tommy Sullivan/Facebook)

Firefighters responded to a tank battery fire on Monday night in Howard County.

The accident happened at the intersection of North Highway 87 and CRED 46.   

It all started after lighting struck the tank battery during Monday night's storms.

So far, there hasn't been any reports of injuries but the property is severely damaged.

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