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Two workers were injured after a tanker caught fire at the Block T Petroleum site Friday in Henderson County, Texas, officials said.

The fire was reported around 8 a.m. on Farm-to-Market road 317 south of Chandler, said Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse.

The two injured workers were employees of the rig company “Pioneer,” and their conditions are not life-threatening, said Block T Petroleum President, John Trosclair.

“The tank that’s on fire is a water and oil mix and it’s just a work over rig that’s in there,” said Chris Moore, the Coffee City fire chief. “Fortunate of unfortunates; it’s always a hazard and risk of explosion and flashes and spreads, but we arrived on scene relatively quick and were able to contain everything.”

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“Our main job, when we get on scene, is the rescue of the patients and to secure the scene and control it,” Moore said. “We were lucky; we were able to control it real quick.”

Firefighters battle a blaze after two workers were rushed to the hospital after a tanker caught on fire at a petroleum site in Henderson County, Texas.

Cause of the fire was not immediately known and officials are investigating.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration confirmed they are investigating the fire.

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