No One Injured In Fire, Explosion At Woodward Facility - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

No One Injured In Fire, Explosion At Woodward Facility

Posted: Updated:
Three workers were on site when several tanks exploded at the facility just after midnight.  All employees made it out safely. Three workers were on site when several tanks exploded at the facility just after midnight. All employees made it out safely.
Woodward, Oklahoma -

Several fire departments responded to an industrial fire at a facility in Woodward, early Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers tell News 9 the fire at Basic Sediments and Waste Solutions is contained and there's no immediate threat to the area.

Three workers were on site when several tanks exploded at the facility just after midnight. All employees made it out safely.

It appears a mechanical device malfunctioned and started the fire, according to Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer.

Right now, law enforcement is directing traffic off Highway 270 at Western Avenue due to heavy smoke

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News 9 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

  • Traffic

    Tired of waiting for a traffic report? Get it now with our Live traffic map!

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.