quote:An explosion at a natural gas facility in Washington Parish has reportedly knocked out power to 10,000 customers of Washington-St. Tammany Electric Co-op. The blast at about 5:30 at the Florida Gas plant on Lee road was seen and heard for miles, according to witnesses and residents. A spokeswoman for the utility says the blast apparently knocked out an Entergy transmission line in the area.
quote:BREAKING: possible explosion In Washington Parish. Eyewitnesses heard blast & report bright orange light in sky & funny smell, power outages Retweeted by WWL-TV
quote:@Melanie Hebert : Picture from eyewitness Cindy Tate of apparent explosion in Washington Parish reported in Isabel on Lee Road pic.twitter.com/55eDE1MZsx
quote:WWL Radio ?@WWLAMFM 9m Gas plant explosion in Washington Parish http://bit.ly/11vgvTo
quote:Video of Explosion: LINK
quote:@Laura_Buchtel: Washington parish Sheriff Randy Seal says the company with the gas line is "Florida Gas" - they have a gas line in the area near Enon.
quote:Video of Explosion:
quote:Ashley Rodrigue ?@ashleyrWWL 9m State Fire Marshal: Gas pipelIne explosion near Franklinton. One mile evacuation. At this time no reported injuries