Explosion Rocks Sealy Road in Monahans

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MONAHANS - An explosion rocked Sealy Road Friday morning when a tanker truck exploded.

The blast happened at the Anderson Trucking Company when a driver did not report crude oil left in the tanker.

When welders began work on the truck, it exploded, leaving the welder with minor injuries.

Newswest 9 spoke with the Monahans Fire Chief who said no power lines were damaged. The only damage was to the rear of the tanker.