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Fire crews extinguish methane tank fire at Billings treatment plant

Posted at 4:44 AM, Jul 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-10 06:44:36-04

BILLINGS – Billings fire crews extinguished a fire in a large methane holding tank early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews were called to the city’s wastewater treatment plant off Highway 87 at about 1:30 a.m. 

Portions of Main Street and Bench Boulevard were closed as a precaution while authorities assessed the fire.

The fire was extinguished and the roads reopened shortly after 4 a.m. 

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire and any damages were not immediately available.