Explosion reported at Wyo. gas plant; Town of Opal evacuated

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OPAL, Wyo. — An explosion and large fire caused the small Wyoming town of Opal to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon.

According to a SweetwaterNOW.com, the explosion happened at the Williams Gas Plant.

U.S. Highway 30 and Wyoming Highway 240 have been closed.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the explosion.

Opal has fewer than 100 residents. StreetWaterNow reported residents would be taken to Little America.



  • colocaver

    SWEETwaternow… The county is SWEETWATER Colorado.

    What happened to checking your sources? The grammatical and factual errors on KDVR are getting a bit embarassing to this once great network.

    There will never be another Ron or Libby they were the integrity in this network, it’s been out the window since they left.

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