Lightning sparks fire, downs tree

WILSON COUNTY, Kan. – Wilson County, Kansas crews say lightning this morning sparked a tank battery fire south of Neodesha.

A tank battery is a group of connected tanks that receive crude oil.

A foam truck from Coffeyville resources helped put out the fire. There were no injuries.

JOPLIN, Mo. – Lightning strikes a tree today, downing a branch. The homeowner tells KOAM at first, he didn’t know what happened. Nothing other than the tree was damaged.

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