74
      Wednesday
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      Thursday
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      Friday
      90 / 67

      Firefighters douse Spring Creek fire overnight

      A tank battery fire broke out east of Borger near Skellytown off Ranch Road 280 in the Spring Creek area near Watkins Camp.

      A tank battery fire broke out east of Borger near Skellytown off Ranch Road 280 in the Spring Creek area near Watkins Camp.

      Firefighters responded to a report of what they thought was a possible grass fire around 10 last night. Three tanks in the area were burning and one exploded. The blaze was easy to contain, and no injuries were reported.

      F i refighters believe the fire might have been caused by a static electric discharge, but that has not been confirmed . Crews will remain on seen throughout the night to keep an eye on the situation.