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Explosion at Wyoming natural gas plan is still burning

Published April 20, 2013 11:40 pm

Crime • No injuries reported after report of an explosion at the facility.
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A natural gas storage facility is on fire near Evanston, Wyo.

On Saturday afternoon, crews responded to a report of an explosion at a natural gas facility north of Evanston, in the area of Whitney Canyon, according to Uinta, Wyo., County Fire and Ambulance.

No one was hurt and all of the employees made it out safely.

As of Saturday evening, the plant continued to burn and crews were staged about a mile away to formulate a plan with the facility managers. They planned to keep monitoring situation throughout the night and take action if needed.

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