Oil well explosion reported in Beauregard Parish, one fatality

Oil well explosion reported in Beauregard Parish, one fatality
Oil well explosion reported in Beauregard Parish (Source: Ward Six Fire Protection District No. One)

LONGVILLE, La. (KPLC) - The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there has been a fatality after an oil well explosion near Cordial Lane in Longville.

The explosion occurred sometime on Sunday evening. The BPSO, Louisiana State Police Emergency Services, Louisiana Fire Marshal, and District 1 Ward 2 District Fire Department are all on the scene.

Beauregard Sheriff Mark Herford confirms that the fire is out, the scene is contained and there is no danger to the community.

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