oil tank fire

Regional
8:44 am
Tue July 3, 2012

U.S. 41 Re-opened after Oil Well Tank Fire

Kentucky Transportation Officials say lightning struck an oil well tank in Webster County late last night, igniting a fire that led to the temporary closure of U.S. 41. The state's Transportation Cabinet says the lid from one of the tanks was blown onto the nearby highway. No injuries have been reported in connection with the incident, which started shortly after 10 pm.

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