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Texas- Two Men Identified In Martin County Oilfield Explosion

March 6, 2019

Two men are dead Monday night after an explosion in Martin County, According to Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram.

Heater Treater Explosion Site20-year-old Anthony Lara and 22-year-old Noel Olivas Jr. were both killed. Sheriff Ingram said a tank battery exploded while the men were changing out a valve. Ingram says a team was working on a heater for pressure treatment when pressed, causing gas and oil to be flare.

The explosion happened on Sayle's Ranch around 4 p.m. to about 15 miles north of Stanton

According to Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram, the incident occurred around 4:00 pm to about 15 miles north of Stanton.

The investigation is ongoing.


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