Facts About The Bushland Gas Line Explosion

Brian Thomas, Potter County Sheriff
Brian Thomas, Potter County Sheriff

NewsChannel 10
By KFDA Assignments Desk

NewsChannel 10's Larry Lemmons arrived on the scene shortly after it began and brings us this story.

Shortly after 1:00 this morning a 24 inch El Paso gas pipeline erupted into flames, sending fire high into the Bushland night sky.

Emergency vehicles from Vega to Amarillo responded to the explosion that rattled windows in Bushland and was felt in Amarillo.

The Prairie West development was evacuated as residents scrambled to escape the flames.