El Reno, OK (July 14, 2019) – On Sunday morning, July 14th, a man was killed during an explosion that took place at Canyon Oilfield Services in El Reno. Officials stated that it happened around 7:00 a.m. and no other injuries were reported.
According to authorities, a man was using a welding torch when a flash explosion occurred for unknown reasons. Emergency responders arrived at the scene, where they discovered one man dead from injuries.
The Fire Marshall has stated that the investigation into this incident is likely to take at least two days. No further information has been reported.
We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the victim at this time.
Fatal Oil Field Accidents in Oklahoma
More than 100 people have lost their lives due to Oklahoma oil field accidents within the span of just one year. The dangerous conditions of these work environments often lead to fatalities or serious injuries from incidents such as fires, explosions, and slip-and-falls. It is important to understand that, as the bereaved family, you may likely have significant rights following your devastating loss.
At McIntyre Law, our Oklahoma accident attorneys have helped numerous people recover the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys work diligently on behalf of victims and their families in order to hold irresponsible parties and other entities accountable. If you have lost a loved one in an Oklahoma oil field accident, don’t hesitate to contact our attorneys online or call (405) 917-5250 for more information today.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.