VIDEO: Midland fire truck destroyed responding to explosion

MIDLAND, Tx (KOSA) -- Thursday's explosion destroyed one of the Midland Fire Department's fire trucks.

Picture Courtesy Midland Fire Department Facebook Page

A city spokesperson says after the firefighters set Engine 3 up, the hot oiler truck nearby ruptured, spilling burning fuel towards the truck. It went underneath and caught it on fire.

We're told the truck is considered totaled and is valued at around $800,000.

No firefighters were hurt battling the fire.