Two Injured In Tanker Explosion Near Stillwater

Monday, October 6th 2014, 11:00 am
By: News 9

Two people were injured in a tanker explosion near Stillwater, Monday morning.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers responded to a tanker explosion just before 10 a.m., south of Stillwater, on Highway 177 and E. 80th Street.

According to Payne County Sheriff's office, workers were welding on a tanker inside a shop when it exploded. Two people have been transported by a helicopter to the hospital. They are believed to be in good condition.

The building sustained minor damage after a lid on the tanker blew through the roof, according to the Sheriff's office.

Crews have cleared the scene. 

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