Two workers hurt in oil tank explosion near TAMU Galveston

Posted on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at 8:50 pm    

GALVESTON, TX – An oil storage tank explosion near the campus of Texas A&M University Galveston hospitalized two workers Tuesday afternoon, according to a report by the Beaumont Enterprise.

The accident occurred around 3:20 p.m. on Pelican Island, at the 3800 block of GTI Boulevard.

The victims were working near the tank when it exploded. Their injuries were said not to be life-threatening, according to the report.

TAMU Galveston issued a shelter-in-place order for those on campus as emergency responders fought the blaze.

The cause of the explosion and fire is still under investigation at this time.

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