Welding explosion at oilfield servicing company kills worker in El Reno

An explosion caused by a welder’s torch left a man dead early Sunday morning at an oilfield firm in El Reno.

Fire investigators say it was around 7 a.m. when the incident happened at Canyon Oil Field Services at 1608 East Highway 66.

The explosion happened outside the shop where a man was welding on an oil field tank.  The name of the dead man was not released as of late Sunday.

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