Millions of dollars worth of damages after Howard County fire

HOWARD CO. -- At 11:25 Tuesday night, the Howard County Volunteer Fire Department was alerted about a fracking fire, putting out the fire took all night, they didn't leave the scene until 4:30 am.

“Upon arrival, there were multiple trucks on fire,” said Chief Tommy Sullivan.

The blaze caused $4 million worth of damage, the site was evacuated as the fire fighters fought the flames.

“We had multiple explosions inside”

The fire crew called in reinforcement from Midland.

“We Went into fire suppression mode, the truck behind us got to the bad boy, the blast was able to use a remote control nozzle and the drag gun and get a large amount of water on it and foam had started to knock it down by the time the rest of the crews arrived,” said Sullivan
The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

“We won't know what the cause of the fire is until the investigation is complete,” Sullivan explained,

Sullivan says there were no serious injuries but Battalion Chief, Josh Sullivan did go home with a knee injury as the result of an explosion.