Crews battle structure, oil fire near Marietta

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MARIETTA, Okla. (KXII) UPDATE: Love county officials say the fire at an asphalt plant yesterday evening was caused by an equipment malfunction.

Shady Dale Fire Chief Tim Coyle says a burner ignited the petroleum fire.

No one was hurt.

Crews spent about three hours putting out the flames.

The plant is owned by Cummins construction and is at the intersection of highway 32 and North 32-70 road about three miles west of Marietta.

ORIGINAL: Multiple fire crews battled a structure and oil fire Sunday night in Love County.

It happened at an asphalt plant owned by Cummins Construction
Company at the intersection of Highway 32 and N 3270 Rd, about three miles west of Marietta.

The original call went out around 6:45 p.m.

Crews battled the blaze that made at least one propane tank explode.

Officials said crews had to keep their distance at one point in the night as the fire got close to other propane tanks and a diesel fuel tank.

The fire was put out around 9 p.m.

There are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.