Palo Seco

Video: Palo Seco Explosion

One man was slightly injured following an explosion at Lease Operators in Palo Seco around 5pm Friday.

According to reports, the explosion occurred while fuel was being offloaded from a truck to a tank on the compound.

The compound contains several tanks and is often called a 'tank farm'.

Eyewitness the problem seemed to have emanated with the truck before it exploded, causing the tank to also explode.

The explosion also destroyed other vehicles on the compound, included a maxi taxi and a van.