Firefighters are at the scene of a fire near the Oklahoma Gas & Electric Power Plant Complex near Northwest 10th Street and County Line Road.
UPDATE| 700 Mustang Plant Road | Several fire crews and the OKCFD HazMat Task Force are on the scene. Crews have retreated to a safe distance. This fire is in a 7000 gallon insulated heating oil tank. - DM 8:45 a.m. pic.twitter.com/LEvc5KQAlU— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) October 4, 2018
The fire was reported about 7:20 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of N Mustang Plant Road. As of 11 a.m., firefighters continued to monitor the fire as it burned and said they do not think an explosion is likely.
Fire crews reported an insulated oil tank at the plant caught fire. The 7,000 gallon tank owned by ONEOK, Inc. contained heating oil and glycerol.
Fire at OneOK gas facility located at west side of Mustang Energy Center. Fire is away from generation facility. OKCFD on site. No injuries. Cause unknown.— OG&E (@OGandE) October 4, 2018
Businesses south of the fire, including Lopez Foods near Morgan Road were evacuated.
UPDATE | 701 Mustang Plant Rd. | Firefighters continue to evaluate the situation. HAZMAT Crews are monitoring the area as well. - DM 9:18 a.m. pic.twitter.com/WBqnUVJYHz— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) October 4, 2018
The cause of the fire has not been determined. No injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross is on the scene to help with hydration of firefighters and will be setting up a canteen in the 400 block of N Morgan Road for those who have evacuated, the fire department said.
Below is footage of the fire:
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