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The Latest: Company: Cause of pipeline rupture unknown


December 7, 2017

LOVING, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a pipeline explosion and fire (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

A Houston-based energy company says it's investigating what caused one of its natural gas pipelines to rupture, explode and catch fire in southeastern New Mexico's oil patch.

Spokesman Rick Rainey of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. says the incident early Wednesday morning in a sparsely populated rural area south of Carlsbad involved a line that transfers gas from wells to a treatment facility.

Eddy County Emergency Manager Jennifer Armendariz says there are no reported injuries but that one st...

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