KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – Crews are battling a large petroleum tank fire at the site of a Kansas City paving contractor.
The Kansas City Fire Department responded to a fire at Vance Brothers at 52nd Street and Brighton Avenue at 3:03 a.m. Large flames could be seen, and KCFD called a Hazardous Materials response. Firefighters and a HazMat crew worked to extinguish the fire to a tank and protect exposures nearby. The product in the tank is petroleum-based, according to the fire department.
Crews are continuing to battle the fire well into the daylight hours, and say they don’t expect to fully extinguish it for several hours.
There were no injuries reported.
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