UPDATE: Sorghum Ridge Road now open

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According to EMA Director Tom Hart Sorghum Ridge Road is now open and everyone is clear.


Update, 12:45 p.m.: Marshall County EMA Director Tom Hart has said that the fire is out. He still advises to steer clear of the area, as the road will still be closed.


Crews are currently on the scene of a well explosion in Marshall County, according to officials. 

A dehydration tank in Sorghum Ridge exploded on a well site earlier this morning, and the fire is still burnings, says Marshall County EMA Director Tom Hart.

Marshall County Chief Deputy Bill Helms says that no injuries have been reported.

The plan right now is to let the fire burn itself out, but they are spraying water on the tank to help keep it cool. Sorghum Ridge is expected to open shortly.

This is a developing story, so stay with 7News for updates.

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