Two Dead After Explosion in Barbour County

May 24, 2017

Two people are dead in Barbour County this afternoon following an explosion at Midland Resource Recovery, according to Barbour County Emergency Management.

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One other person was injured and taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

The three were cleaning a tank at the natural gas odorization facility at the time of the explosion.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.