Smokers blamed for oil storage tank explosion

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VAN, TX – Two dopes near Dallas were sitting on an oil storage tank and thought, what better time to have a smoke break than right here on top of this highly flammable substance? So, they did and it exploded.

The Fire Marshal in Van, which is about 75 miles south-east of Dallas, says the man and woman were seriously burned when the tank exploded, because, well, it was an explosion.

Fire crews rushed to keep the fire from spreading to other tanks on site, but this just goes to show you, while smoking is already a danger, ‘smoking while stupid’ can be deadly, if you’re not careful!