A hazmat team was called out to assist fire crews Wednesday afternoon at the call of a fire at Tamarack Petroleum Co. located in the 4100 block of E. Erskine St. near the Idalou Highway east of Lubbock.
According to Roosevelt Fire Chief Bill Sides, fire crews got on scene about 1:30 p.m. and noticed smoke coming from a steel building on the property. Hazmat was called out
because there was a sign on the door of the building that said "Caution: hydrogen
An employee of the company arrived on the scene and allowed entry, and once
inside crews found there was a belt on a pump that had broken and started
No evacuations of neighboring structures were ordered and no hazardous materials threat was found. The scene was cleared in about 45 minutes, Sides said.