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Firefighters battle blaze at EOG facility
by Danay Gilley
Sep 17, 2011 | 1160 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
GILLETT – On Thursday morning, September 8, emergency responders were called to a fire at the EOG Resources, Inc., Milton natural gas handling facility located four miles south of Gillett near U.S. Highway 80.

EOG personnel activated the facility’s emergency shutdown system and called for assistance from the local fire department.

The fire was contained within one area of the facility and was extinguished by members of the Gillett, Karnes City and Kenedy fire departments.

The cause and total damage is still under investigation by EOG personnel.

The facility is expected to be back in service in approximately seven to 10 days.

No one was injured during the fire.
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