Fire out after natural gas line explosion in Fort Bend County
Authorities say a fire is now out after an explosion along a natural gas line sent up a column of flames from a field in Fort Bend County on Thursday.
According to the Fort Bend County Pct. 1 Constable’s Office, the explosion occurred before 11 a.m. in the 15400 block of JoAnn near FM 1952, west of Orchard.
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The Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management said the area was isolated in a field.
Constable Chad Norvell said no injuries were reported and no structures were damaged as the fire burned.
The fire was out as of 12:15 p.m., the constable's office said.