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Update: FM 665 now open following large tank fire

Posted at 2:59 PM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 16:34:38-04

Emergency crews battled a large fire in Driscoll, Texas.

A small tank used to fuel tractors caught on fire at a farm on Sunset Street around 11:30 a.m.

The Driscoll Fire Chief said a short in the tank’s pump sparked the fire and the flames spread to a nearby tractor.

Crews worked to stop the flames from spreading to two tanks nearby and officers shut down a portion of F.M. 665 near County Road 81.

It took crews about half an hour to put out the fire and no one was injured.