Lightning Sparked Fire Contained At Oil Storage Tank In OKC

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 9:46 am
By: News 9

Firefighters have contained a fire at an oil storage tank in Oklahoma City. Lightning struck the battery on the tank Thursday morning, sparking the blaze.

The oil storage tank is located at S.W. 15th Street and Morgan Road. When the lightning hit the battery, it started to leak oil, catching fire.

Firefighters used foam to knock down the fire. No injuries are reported.