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No injuries in Martin County after saltwater disposal explosion

As of 5 p.m., the fire was under control, though viewers as far as Midland were able to see smoke prior to that.
Credit: Bryan Doverspike

MARTIN COUNTY, Texas — Crews are on the scene of a explosion in Martin County.

According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, a saltwater disposal plant near SH 829 and County Road 2600 exploded sometime around 3:30 p.m.

No one was injured but an oil truck was destroyed.

As of 5 p.m., the fire was under control, though viewers as far as Midland were able to see smoke prior to that.

At this time the cause of the explosion is still under investigation.