MIDLAND, Texas — The Midland Fire Department is responding to a fire off of Elkins Road.

According to viewers, a tank battery caught fire after lightning struck it sometime around 5:30 p.m.

No more information is available at this time. Drivers should be cautious in the area due to the smoke and presence of first responders.

Tank battery fire struck by lightning
Daniel Arroyos

Below is a map of Elkins road, located off of Loop 250. This is not the specific location of the tank battery.

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