Gas line explodes in Texas

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Monday, March 12, 2007

A gas line at Lake Weatherford, Texas exploded Monday afternoon. No one was injured in the explosion, though several vehicles were completely destroyed in the explosion. Flames are reported to be at least a hundred feet into the air.

Workers were laying pipes near pipes that were already installed and running, when the explosion occurred. As many as 20 workers were working on the site of the explosion when flames broke out. The local fire department has not ascertained exactly how many people were at the scene.

At least 10 cars can be seen on fire near the site of the explosion and homes and businesses in North Parker County have no power due to the fire.

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