Aug 25, 2010 5:40 PM by Melissa Canone

A Natural Gas Compressor Station Exploded Near Shongaloo

SHONGALOO, La. (AP) - An explosion at a natural gas compressor
station near Shongaloo has left an employee critically injured.
The explosion at the DCP compressor station happened at about 4
a.m. Wednesday.
Officials say an employee was conducting a site inspection when
the accident occurred. The employee, identified as Heath Warford,
was transported to Springhill where he was then airlifted to a
Shreveport area hospital for treatment of critical burn-related
No other injuries were reported.
What caused the explosion remains under investigation.


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