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Update: Panola County gas line explosion rocks homes before dawn

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 11:37am

UPDATE:

Panola County officials say there were no injuries in a gas line explosion near Gary, Texas that shook some homes just before dawn.

The Panola County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 6:00 am this morning. No damage was immediately reported, but according to officials, the wellhead where the explosion happened has been shut down.

According to Panola County Sheriff's office the natural gas line is owned and operated by Mark West Pipeline Company and will be beginning repairs as soon as possible.


Panola County officials say there were no injuries in a gas line explosion near Gary, Texas that shook some homes just before dawn.

The Panola County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 6:00 am this morning. No damage was immediately reported, but according to officials, the wellhead where the explosion happened has been shut down.

At this time, it's not known what type of gas line exploded or who owns the gas line.

KETK News will bring you more details as they become available.

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