Opal Gas Plant Explosion

Submitted By: K2 News Desk, info@k2tv.com

A natural gas explosion at the Williams Energy Facility near Opal Wyoming, has prompted a town wide evacuation. The town has nearly 100 residents, which have been evacuated as a precuation. All 42 employees at the facility have been accounted for, and no injuries have been reported. A spokesperson from Williams says the fire started at around 2 this afternoon...and is still burning as authorites say they are going to let it burn out. A cause has not yet been identified.