Friday, June 18, 2010

Gas well incident injures two workers in Tioga County

This brief report, by Cheryl R. Clarke, just in from the Williamsport Sun-Gazette:

WATROUS - Two natural gas workers were reported injured as the result of a gas well incident this morning at an Ultra Resources well in Gaines Township.

At around 11 a.m. Galeton emergency personnel were dispatched to a reported gas well "explosion" on the Lick Run Road off the Elk Run Road in Gaines Township, directly south of here.

The 911 center dispatch reported two injuries.

A Guthrie Air medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene. The state Department of Environmental Protection officials said an inspector had been dispatched to the scene, but had no further information, other than the company reported everything was under control. ...


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