1 Person Rushed To Hospital After Explosion In Custer County

Thursday, January 20th 2022, 2:31 pm
By: News 9


One person was taken to a hospital following an explosion Thursday afternoon in Custer County.

Custer County Emergency Management confirmed that a victim is being lifeflighted to a hospital due to burns sustained in the explosion.

Weatherford Fire Chief Mike Karlin told News 9 that the incident began as a tank battery explosion just before 2 p.m. Thursday. The explosion sparked a grass fire.

Karlin said the grass fire is contained at this time.

This is a developing story.