US oil field explosion injures six An explosion at an oil field in Mississippi injured six workers on July 29. The incident happened while maintenance work was being conducted on an oil storage tank near the town of Bentonia, 30 miles (48km) north of Jackson. Firefighters attending the scene found welding equipment nearby storage tanks containing salt water and petroleum products. One of the four storage tanks had been blown into a nearby wooded area by the time firefighters arrived at the scene while a second was on fire.

Posted by Rafał Frączek at 2022-08-03 15:36:30 UTC