Warren, TX – A quick-acting oilfield worker prevented a fire that could have burned longer on an oil storage tank in Tyler County. A possible lightning strike on an oil storage tank in the area ignited a fire on the tank’s pressure relief valve. A worker who was in the area was able to put out the flames using a portable fire extinguisher. Fire authorities arrived to ensure that the fire was completely extinguished and that there were no leaks or spills at the scene.
Oilfield worker puts out small tank fire with extinguisher
Posted on 7.31.19