Gas Well Explodes Into Flames, Pennsylvania

Category: World / Feb 11, 2014 3:43PM EDT

Flames and smoke filled the air after a natural gas well exploded in southern Pennsylvania on Tuesday. The fire broke out at 6:45am as the flames were described as dangerous and intense by witnesses.

One worker from Green County where the explosion took place was rushed to hospital, and another one is missing. Ambulances and emergency crews along with Chevron personnel were called immediately to the scene.

Now investigators will determine what caused the tragic explosion and if anyone else was hurt or even killed. The Wild Well Control authorities at this stage do not know the cause of the fire.



Video Courtesy Of Reuters