Explosion in USA on February 17 2017 04:33 AM (UTC).
At least one person has been taken to a hospital after an oil field explosion in eastern Oklahoma. The condition of the person was not immediately available. Earlier reports suggested numerous people were hurt. The Pittsburg County sheriff's office tells KTUL there is one confirmed injury. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the explosion happened near Quinton in Pittsburg County, about 100 miles southeast of Tulsa. Quinton police tell KTUL the head blew off a gas well. A state route that was closed just after the explosion has reopened.