HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Two people were hospitalized after a tanker caught on fire at a petroleum site in Henderson County Friday morning.
Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse confirmed a major fire south of Chandler off of FM 317. The fire was reported at about 8 a.m. on Friday.
According to Hillhouse, at least two people have been injured in the fire. Coffee City Fire Chief Chris Moore confirmed two people were flown from the scene to a Dallas hospital.
Hillhouse said it is not yet known how severe the injuries are.
The fire was put out at about 11:08 a.m. Crews were still on scene, using cooling techniques to ensure the fire didn’t reignite.
No evacuations were issued as fire burned.
Several agencies are on scene including the Chandler Fire Department, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and EMS. A hazmat crew was also on scene.