THUNDERSTRUCK



The fire at the Bellows Operating Salt Water Disposal Well was the result of a lightning strike on a oil tank battery during a severe thunderstorm Friday evening, shortly after 7 p.m. Atascosa County deputies, DPS, Christine and Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Departments responded. TX Hwy. 16 was closed between FM140 and FM 3387 roughly about 7 hours. Additional tank batteries caught fire from the initial battery fire.

The fire at the Bellows Operating Salt Water Disposal Well was the result of a lightning strike on a oil tank battery during a severe thunderstorm Friday evening, shortly after 7 p.m. Atascosa County deputies, DPS, Christine and Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Departments responded. TX Hwy. 16 was closed between FM140 and FM 3387 roughly about 7 hours. Additional tank batteries caught fire from the initial battery fire.





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