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Fire Destroys Oil Tanks

KSAL StaffOctober 26, 2016
Saline County Sheriff truck

The cause of an overnight fire that engulfed three oil tanks is being investigated.

According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, a Salina police officer on patrol spotted a fire burning on the property owned by Johnson Sand Company, 2100 E. Schilling Road.

Rural Fire District 5 arrived on the scene around 1:10am and battled the blaze that destroyed 3 oil tanks owned by Scott’s Well Service of Roxbury.

Lightning from a quick moving thunderstorm has not been ruled out as a possible cause of the fire.

Damage and loss is estimated at $20,000.

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