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Explosion destroys Durgano gas field plant

Associated PressVail, CO Colorado
Jerry McBride, AP/The Durango HeraldFlames and smoke rise from the Williams Production Co.natural gas field plant in Durango Colo.,early Wednesday after an explosion of unknown origin burned a cooling tower and at least a couple of outbuildings.

DURANGO, Colorado No injuries are reported following an explosion that destroyed a natural gas field plant southeast of Durango.Durango Fire & Rescue Authority spokesman Dave Abercrombie says the explosion at the Williams Production Company plant was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.The blast destroyed two cooling towers and a trailer that housed an office. The resulting fire burned two private vehicles.Seven workers were at the facility when the explosion occurred.Williams spokesman Jeff Pounds says everyone has been accounted for and is safe, and that no natural gas supplies burned.Pounds says it’s unclear when the plant might reopen.

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