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GFD responds to Sunday morning storage tank fire

No employees were on site at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. (Photo source: Gulfport Fire Department) No employees were on site at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. (Photo source: Gulfport Fire Department)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

The Gulfport Police Department responded to an industrial fire on Reichold Road Sunday morning. 

After responding to calls of heavy black smoke in the area, firefighters discovered an 800 gallon storage tank on fire. The blaze by applying master streams of water and foam on site.

According to officials, "...no product was spilled, and the potential for a release has been mitigated."

No employees were on site at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. Firefighters remain on the scene and will continue securing the tank until it is deemed safe.

It is not known what caused the fire, an investigation is ongoing. 

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