Lightning strikes transformer at Texas City Valero refinery

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TEXAS CITY, TX-- We continue to follow breaking news coming out of Texas City where lightning struck a transformer in front of the Valero refinery.

Fire officials tell us the oil inside the transformer caught on fire.

Fire crews are on the scene. The fire is contained and right now they're waiting for it to burn out.

Valero is shutting down its operations just to be safe until they get the all clear.

At this time no injuries have been reported.

We will continue to keep you posted as soon as we get more information.

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