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Late night storm sparks fire at oil storage facility near Taber

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A lightning strike igniting an oil storage site north of Taber late Tuesday night (June 18).

Twenty-eight members of the MD of Taber Regional Fire Service responded to the blaze along Township Road 10-2, east of Highway 36, around 11:21 p.m. EMS also responded to provide medical screening for the firefighters.

The Fire Service saying in a Facebook post that there were two explosions within the complex during the response.

The fire was extinguished by 6:00 Wednesday morning (June 19), and most of the facility was able to be saved.

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