Oilfield worker puts out small tank fire with extinguisher

Posted on 7.31.19

Oilfield worker puts out small tank fire with extinguisher

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.

12 News Now (Warren, TX)

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