Oil Tank Explodes

Firefighters were called out to an oil tank explosion in Smith County this morning.   It happened on County Road 2178, which is just off of Highway 110 between Whitehouse and Troup.   The Troup and Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Departments quickly put out the blaze. The Smith County Fire Marshal's Office says the fire started after pipe welders were in a trench connecting a tank to a well. No injuries were reported.

Oralia Ortega, reporting. ortega@kltv.com