April 29, 2020

Lightning strikes oil tank on Old Spanish Trail

Lightning strikes oil tank on Old Spanish Trail


The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says that lightning has struck a tank holding oil at the Vernon Oil location along Old Spanish Trail.

Crews are currently on scene of the fire between Midland and Mermentau.

There are no evacuations at this time.

The department asks that individuals stay away from the area.

The sheriff’s office will update with more information.

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