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Explosion, fire destroy gas field plant

The Associated PressAspen, CO Colorado

DURANGO, Colo. No injuries are reported following an explosion that damaged a natural gas field plant southeast of Durango.Durango Fire & Rescue Authority spokesman Dave Abercrombie says the explosion at the Williams Production Company plant was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.The blast damaged two cooling towers and a trailer that housed an office. The resulting fire burned two private vehicles.Seven workers were at the facility when the explosion occurred.Williams spokesman Jeff Pounds says everyone has been accounted for and is safe, and that no natural gas supplies burned.Pounds says it’s unclear when the plant might reopen.

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