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Loving Co. officials on scene of tank battery fire

(Source: Jericho Jose Dominguez/ Facebook) (Source: Jericho Jose Dominguez/ Facebook)
LOVING COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

The Loving County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that what was believed to be a refinery fire by bystanders is actually a tank battery fire. 

We're told a separator caught on fire at about 6:30 this morning. 

The fire occurred about six miles east of Mentone, Texas. 

Deputies are on the scene at this time. 

There are no injury reports as of right now.

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