Passersby on Hwy. 69 might have noticed a flame near the intersection of the highway with Calvary Road, south of Fort Scott.
Not to worry.
“They are flaring off what is left in a propane tank, in order to repair the tank,” said Linda of Specialized Piping and Equipment, Leon, KS.
SPE works for other companies and was hired to empty the tank completely for repair, she said.