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.