Two people were injured Tuesday morning in Texas after an explosion and fire at an energy industry site in La Salle County, according to local media.
According to the report, Daniel Mendez, acting chief of La Salle Fire Rescue & EMS, said the victims were transported by air ambulance to San Antonio.
Brad Fisher, Chief Operating Officer, of Carrizo Oil & Gas, which owns the tanks, said the victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Mendez said the incident was reported around 10:50 a.m. at the Ledwig Ranch between Millett and Dilley.
Fire crews were said to have found several oil storage tanks fully engulfed in flames.
Firefighters allowed the fire to die down and created an exclusion area of a quarter-mile mile around the tanks.
A new tank was being built where the explosion and fire occurred, but no residual oil was believed to have been in the tank.
The Texas Railroad Commission and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will help local fire officials determine a cause.
No residential areas or schools were evacuated.
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