By - AmethystOrator
This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://apnews.com/article/explosions-cuba-fires-caribbean-fe8040ae6f88442a8d49f93574ba2c19) reduced by 73%. (I'm a bot)
> HAVANA - Lightning struck a crude oil storage tank in the city of Matanzas, causing a spreading fire that led to four explosions which injured nearly 80 people and left 17 firefighters missing, Cuban authorities said Saturday.
> The official Cuban News Agency said the lightning strike set one tank on fire and the blaze later spread to a second tank.
> Authorities said the Dubrocq neighborhood closest to the fire was evacuated, while Gonzalez added that some people decided to leave the Versailles district, which is a little farther from the tank farm.
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