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Lightning leads to oil fire in White County

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WHITE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Lightning led to an oil fire in southeast White County.

It happened Saturday around 3:30 p.m. about one-half mile northwest of New Haven.

According to the National Weather Service, law enforcement reported the lightning strike that ignited an oil battery, nearby a collection of oil tanks grouped together in an oil well field.

No other details are available.

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