REPORT: Oil well explosion in Beauregard Parish, one dead

Louisiana

LONGVILLE, La. – The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there has been a fatality after an oil well explosion near Cordial Lane in Longville, KPLC TV is reporting.

The explosion occurred Sunday evening.

The BPSO, Louisiana State Police Emergency Services, Louisiana Fire Marshal, and District 1 Ward 2 District Fire Department are all on the scene.

Beauregard Sheriff Mark Herford confirms that the fire is out, the scene is contained and there is no danger to the community.

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