Crews Respond to Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion in Beaver County, Oklahoma: Update on Situation and Response

BEAVER COUNTY, Oklahoma – After a natural gas pipeline exploded Tuesday night in Beaver County, Oklahoma, the Beaver County Department of Emergency Management has provided further information regarding the incident. The fire was sparked by a rupture in an 8-inch “feeder” pipe leading to a larger main natural gas pipeline, causing an explosion and surrounding fire due to the excess release of pressure and available fuel. Emergency management officials revealed that responding agencies successfully contained …

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