BREAKING: Pipeline explosion reported in Marengo County
UPDATE: 10 a.m.:
The roads originally closed in the wake of a morning natural gas pipeline explosion this morning Marengo County are now open.
No one was injured in the incident, but TransCo employees were on site. In fact, employees were attending a safety meeting.
We’ll have more information as this story progresses.
Original story is below:
The Marengo County Sheriff’s Office is responding to reports of an explosion near the TransCo pipeline in Myrtlewood this morning.
As of 9 a.m., no injuries have been reported.
Traffic on Alabama Highway 69 South and Highway 114 heading into Myrtlewood is currently closed.
WVUA 23 Chief Meteorologist Richard Scott reported he’s hearing of windows being blown out as far as a mile from the site of the blast, and residents in the area could hear the roar from the fire.
WVUA 23 News has a crew on the way, so we’ll have more information available shortly.