Warrants issued for 3 people after oil facility explosion

Warrants issued for 3 people after oil facility explosion

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A man and a woman were injured Tuesday morning in Van Zandt County when an oil storage tank exploded while the pair were smoking on top of it. The explosion occurred just before 3 a.m. at an oil storage facility on State Highway 110 north of Van.

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by MARCUS MOORE

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Posted on February 6, 2013 at 12:15 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 6 at 1:40 PM

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VAN -- The Van Zandt County Fire Marshal's Office issued warrants for three individuals in the explosion and fire at an oil storage facility late last month near Van, Texas.

A man and woman were injured in the explosion, which occurred just before 3 a.m. on January 29 while the pair were reportedly smoking on top of a storage tank.

The warrant, issued for H.R. Price, 24, Heather Wolfe, 25, and Brandy Wolfe, 24, are for Criminal Mischief - Over $200,000, a First-Degree Felony, and Criminal Trespass of a Critical Infrastructure, a Class-A Misdemeanor.

According to a release from the Van Zandt County Fire Marshal's Office, both victims in the explosion received treatment at Parkland Hospital after the incident and have since been released.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the three individuals is asked to contact the Van Zandt County Crimestoppers at (903) 567-7867.

E-mail mmoore@wfaa.com

[Ed. Note: The press release sent by the Van Zandt County Fire Marshal's office initially misidentified one of those the warrants were issued for. That name has been corrected to Brandy Wolfe]

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