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Tank explodes, oil burns at Bailey YardTell North Platte what you think
 
Photo by George Lauby
Photo by George Lauby
Photo by George Lauby

A fire blew the top off an oil storage tank during the noon hour Thursday at Bailey Yard, sending clouds of black smoke into the sky.

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No one was hurt in the explosion, Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said. The rest of the tank was intact and acted like a chimney, as heavy smoke poured out of the top.

The 6,000 gallon tank is on the west side of the year, near a run-through service track. It contained about two-feet of heavy lube oil, Davis said.

Davis did not know the cause.

The fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. and was put out slightly more than an hour later with foam suppressant, Davis said.


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