Breaking: Oil field explosion in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that several people could be injured after an oil field explosion in Pittsburg County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) reported that several people could be injured after an oil field explosion that happened just after noon in Pittsburg County, a few miles west of Quinton, Okla.

One injured person was transported via helicopter to nearby Tulsa.

The Quinton Police Department indicates that a head blew off a possible commerical gas well near Blocker, Okla. Pittsburg County officials state that three gas wells caught fire.

OHP reportedly closed the hwy near the well for more than an hour on Thursday afternoon.

 

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