Explosion causes massive fire in rural Texas

No details yet, but a video shows a large orange fireball in Cleburne, 50 miles southwest of Dallas


Associated Press
June 8, 2010 12:53AM (UTC)

An explosion in a rural area in north-central Texas has caused a massive fire.

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Jack Snow said he did not yet have details on Monday's explosion near Cleburne. He says he had not immediate word on damage or injuries.

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Television footage shows a large orange fireball burning near a charred vehicle and construction equipment.

Cleburne is about 50 miles southwest of Dallas.


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