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Loud boom heard by Trinity residents turns out to be air compressor explosion

Source: Trinity Police Department Source: Trinity Police Department
Source: Trinity Police Department Source: Trinity Police Department
Source: Trinity Police Department Source: Trinity Police Department
TRINITY, TX (KTRE) -

Many residents of Trinity may have had a rude awakening early Wednesday morning.

The Trinity Police Department received several reports of a loud explosion at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. When TPD officers investigated the noise, they learned that a large, older air compressor had exploded.

“If you have an older model air compressor or air tank we recommend you have it inspected,” stated a status update on the Trinity Police Department's Facebook page.

The status update explained that the air compressor exploded as a result of a structural failure in its tank. No one was injured as a result of the explosion.

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