Saturday, January 14, 2012

Wyoming Natural Gas Compressor Station Explodes

The Falcon natural gas compressor station south of Pinedale (Wyoming) burns and then explodes into a column of flame midday Dec. 6, 2012, in this submitted video. Nobody was directly injured in the fire and explosion, which was triggered by venting natural gas at the station, which is part of a system to collect natural gas from the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline fields. The fire was allowed to burn out, under the watchful eyes of area firefighters.

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1 comment:

smurfette said...

Well, they certainly can't say THIS wasn't caused by the gas company! WHEW! I would keep tabs on the air quality around there for a while- wait! Think about what I'm saying- THAT would take away some of their PROFIT! Silly me!