Blast at Oil and Gas Site
Ft. St. John, B.C. – A team of investigators from WorkSafe BC is on its way to an oil and gas site north of Hudson’s Hope to investigate a fire and explosion at the site.The incident happened last evening at the oil and gas site operated by Northpoint Resources Limited, a Calgary-based oil and gas exploration and development company.
According to initial reports to WorkSafe BC, there was a fire and explosion at the site, 44 kms north on Farrell Creek Road. Workers managed to extinguish the fire and there are no injuries reported.
WorkSafe has assigned a prevention officer and two investigators to visit the site and determine the cause of the fire and explosion.