Tanker goes up in flames after being struck by lightning

Update 4:02 pm:

According to Shannon Martin, Operations Chief of the Victoria Fire Department, lightning struck a tanker at PRO Field Services Inc. on Blue Quail Court.

The tanker on fire is a saltwater disposal tank which had oil sheen inside of it, causing the fire. There’s no harm to the community or employees.

The fire will have to burn it’s self out.

No injuries have been reported.

Original 3:30pm:

Newscenter 25 received a tip from the 4500 block of Enterprise Drive.

Lightning strike caused oil tankers to go up in flames. Emergency responders are on the way. We will provide more information once it becomes available.