An Enbridge pipeline explosion in Noble County, Ohio injured two people yesterday morning. One of them was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Marietta. Information about the other injured person was not made available.
The blast, which occurred around 10:40 a.m. today, shot a fireball into the sky with flames shooting 200 feet into the air. The emergency manager for Noble County told local media that people 10 to 15 miles away reported seeing it. Two homes were also damaged.
It is not yet clear what triggered the explosion. Enbridge Inc. based in Calgary said it immediately began measures to isolate the section of pipeline. The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has joined the investigation.
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