Flowback Pipeline Explosion Reported in Winkler County, Texas

May 6, 2020

In the early afternoon, there was a pipeline explosion reported near South 18 County Road 404, Cattle Guard #4 (off Hogg Road). According to a Facebook post, a flowback pipeline explosion was first reported at around 12:30 p.m.

Two people were transported to the Kermit Emergency Room and another person was airlifted by AeroCare to another hospital.

According to deputies, the three victims were involved in a power wash job.  Law enforcement is investigating this matter to determine the cause of the explosion.

7,110 souls live in Winkler County (the county seat is Kermit, Texas) and many of them have already sent out prayers for those involved.

Morrow & Sheppard LLP will provide updates as information becomes available and wishes the speedy recovery of all involved in the explosion.

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