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Gas Pump Catches Fire at Harker Heights Gas Station

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 (KCEN) --  A pump at a Mickey's in Harker Heights on 200 E. Central Texas Expressway caught fire earlier this afternoon.

Harker Heights Fire Department Lt. Martin Marcado says they started receiving calls around 1:30 this afternoon reporting the fire. Marcado says the fire first started in a trash can by the pump then eventually caught the pump on fire.  

Employees turned off all the pumps and electricity. Customers and employees were told to stay away from the station

The fire department responded and were able to put the fire out before 2 p.m.

Thankfully no one was pumping gas at the time and no injuries have been reported.

 An investigation into the cause of the fire is on going.

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