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Four injured in West Virginia gas well explosion

12 April 2013

Authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion at a gas well compression site in Tyler County on April 11 where four people suffered injuries. Tyler County Sheriff's Office received a call from a Eureka Hunter employee of an explosion with storage tanks on fire and at least two people injured at the Twin Hickories Road compression station near Wick, W.Va.

Five fire and emergency units were sent to the scene along with the Tyler County Sheriff Deputies and three people were flown by helicopter to West Penn Burn Center in Pittsburgh. A fourth person was taken to Sistersville General Hospital.

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