Crews extinguish oil tanker fire near Martinsville

Crews extinguish oil tanker fire near Martinsville
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POSTED: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 5:44pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 5:45pm

Lightning strike may be the cause

Volunteer Firemen and officers responded to an oil tanker that caught fire south of Martinsville a short while ago.

The fire has been extinguished. The cause hasn't been formally declared but was possibly attributed to a lightning strike.

No evacuations were necessary and residents living in that area have no need for alarm at this time.

Information from Nacogdoches County Sheriff

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