Two Injured in Gas Plant Explosion
PECOS, TX-- There was an explosion at a gas plant Friday afternoon in Coyanosa, according to CBS 7.
The explosion happened around 10:00 a.m. at the Waha Gas Plant. A 24-inch pipe exploded according to the Emergency Manager and Coordinator for Pecos County.
Two workers for the plant were hurt.
One man was airlifted to Lubbock, while the other was taken to a hospital in Ward Co. by a personal vehicle.
The Imperial Fire Department, Fort Stockton Fire Department and Pecos County EMS responded to the scene, but the fire will burn out on its own.
“The area has been isolated and contained so the fire can safely burn itself out which is standard operating procedure.
We will provide updates as information becomes available.” said Vicki Granado, Energy Transfer - VP Corporate Communications