One Worker Injured After Flash Fire in Winkler County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - A flash fire in Winkler County landed one person in the hospital.

The fire sparked up around 3:30p.m. in Winkler County on FM 874 and FM 1218 at the Southern Union Gas Services Keystone Plant.

Jack Barnett, Director of External Affairs with the Souther Union Company, tells NewsWest 9 a gas release and flash fire occurred at the facility.

The fire was almost immediately extinguished.

Barnett also said that the one employee injured in the flash fire has been transported to the Lubbock Burn Center.