Encinal Texas Pipeline Explosion Creates a Fiery Scene


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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.

Thankfully, there were no injuries reported.

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: