Oil Tanks Ignite in Brazos County

Around 7:30pm Thursday evening, firefighters responded to an oil tank fire near FM 2038 just off of FM 974, near the Cottonwood community.

According to authorities, the location is a new oil tank site where equipment had just been moved from Wednesday. A pair of 500-gallon tanks sitting side by side somehow caught fire. The cause is still unknown at this time.


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