From the Trinity Police Dept.
TRINITY, TX. (KYTX) - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 8:17AM Trinity Police and Fire Departments responded to the Valero on the corner of Robb and Madison Street.
A 45 year old male paid for his gas and bought a pack of cigarettes. He went back to the car, started pumping the gas, and lit a cigarette causing the fumes to explode and catching the pumps on fire.
The Valero employees shut off the pump and were able to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher.The man had the hairs on his face and head singed. He also left a shoe behind that was burned up.
Subsequent to the fire, the man was found to have two warrants for his arrest out of Liberty County for failure to appear theft by check and did not have insurance for his vehicle. The man is currently in custody and his vehicle was towed.
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