Tank Battery Catches Fire in Ward County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY - Fire crews in Ward County are tending to grass fires after a tank battery fire eight miles south of Milemarker 58 off I-20, that started Saturday evening.

Crews tell us, there is extensive damage to a cimarex tank battery and rig in the area.

If you see the smoke off the interstate, they're letting it burn, and say the damage and fire is contained, but they're watching a few small grass fires that sparked up.

So far there are no injuries.

Crews are waiting for cudd pressure services to show up to cleanup the mess.