Disposal tanks near oilfield site still smoldering day after lightning started fire
ALEXANDER, N.D. – Randy Roth was in the Wild Bison Travel Center when he heard the explosion that rocked the building.
“I looked out and saw flames – 200 feet (high) maybe,” he said, recounting the scene after lightning struck the Helling Saltwater Disposal site three miles south of Alexander on Monday afternoon.
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