A natural gas pipeline explosion made for a fiery scene in the small town of Encinal, Texas Friday morning.
A pipeline operated by Lew Energy Group burst around 5:15 am ET Friday. The cause of the blast is yet unknown.
— KPRC 2 Houston (@KPRC2) October 16, 2015
Thankfully, there were no injuries reported.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 16, 2015
It did prompt some precautionary evacuations, however – about 30 to 40 people.
A local elementary school was also shut down for safety reasons.
Some witnesses to the explosion took to Twitter to post accounts:
Encinal might be burning hope everything is okay and everyone pic.twitter.com/mVQC7TU93z
— Selina Nieto (@nietoselina) October 16, 2015