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Natural Gas site incident forces evacuation of San Augustine County residents Wednesday

Around 50 San Augustine County residents were evacuated from their homes yesterday afternoon around 4 p.m. after a gas tank at an XTO Energy well site over pressurized, causing the tank to release natural gas into the air.


As a precaution, San Augustine firefighters evacuated homes within a reported three-mile radius of the well location at FM 1196 & FM 1277 near Hwy. 103 in the Attoyac-Goodwin area.


No injuries were reported from the incident. Residents were allowed to return to their homes around 10 p.m.

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