Milford-area pipeline fire burns through the night
Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Lt. James Saulter briefs media Thursday after a pipeline blast near Milford led to evacuations that lasted overnight and a prolonged burn-off of liquified petroleum left behind in the line.
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Milford Fire Chief Mark Jackson said this morning it’s not clear when residents of the city of Milford will be able to return to their homes after a pipeline explosion prompted an evacuation of the town’s 700-plus residents.
Jackson said Chevron crews are busy putting stops on the 14-inch pipeline that ran adjacent to the line that exploded Thursday, and after the stops are installed that line would be drained.
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on Nov 15 2013. Filed under County News
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