Two men burned in North Dakota well explosionWILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Two men have been seriously injured after a well explosion in McKenzie County.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Two men have been seriously injured after a well explosion in McKenzie County.
Fifty-two-year-old Bruce Ford and 48-year-old Rod Law were burned in the explosion, which occurred Wednesday around 12 p.m. at a site north of Arnegard.
The two men were transported by ambulance to a hospital in Williston and then flown to Regions Medical Center in St. Paul, Minn.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources spokeswoman Allison Ritter says the department was notified of a fire at a tank battery that is at the site
The district supervisor and McKenzie County Sheriff's Office are investigating what led to the fire.