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Nobody hurt in Central Texas natural gas pipeline fire

 

December 14, 2017



SOMERVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine what sparked a natural gas pipeline fire in Central Texas in an early-morning blaze that could be seen for several miles.

The Burleson County Sheriff's Office says nobody was hurt in the fire reported about 3 a.m. Wednesday at a rural site near Somerville, about 90 miles (144 kilometers) east of Austin.

The line is operated by Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners. Spokeswoman Vicki Granado says the affected section of pipeline was quickly shut and the fire safely burned itself out by Wednesday afternoon.

Granado says company of...



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