Explosion In Wheeler County

Two men are in the Lubbock Burn Unit following an explosion Tuesday afternoon in Wheeler county.

The Wheeler County Fire Department responded to the explosion at County Road 29 just before 2:00 Tuesday afternoon. They tell us a pipeline crew from Pampa hit a line and caused the explosion.

Officials tell us the two men were able to walk away from the accident and were taken by air to Lubbock with 3rd degree burns

The exact cause of the explosion is still under investigation.