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Fracking Explosion Near San Antonio – Two men were air-lifted to San Antonio Military Medical Center last night after they suffered severe burns from an on-the-job explosion. This fracking explosion near San Antonio, happened around 2:30 a.m. on May 16th as the men were working at a Van Energy location in Nixon, TX that employs the controversial technique. Fracking is a process that involves injecting pressurized, chemically treated water into the ground to fracture shale and release the natural gas inside. Homes near Van Energy were evacuated following the fracking explosion near San Antonio, and firemen from Nixon, Belmont, and Smiley worked to put out the fire.
Fracking Explosion Near San Antonio
Nixon is located approximately 50 miles southeast of San Antonio. It is just one of many locations where a serious problem resulted due to fracking techniques. Several locations in the Dallas – Fort Worth area and one near the Texas – Louisiana border have recorded similar incidents, which some people have begun calling “fraccidents.” Clearly this process, though it is successful in providing resources for oil and natural gas, can be dangerous to those living near or working in the mines. If you or a loved one has been injured, or your home has been damaged as a result of the recent fracking explosion near San Antonio, or in any of the other locations, you need to make sure your legal rights are protected. Contact the attorneys at Ketterman Rowland and Westlund right away for a free consultation. They have already shown success in helping victims of on-the-job injuries and oil field injuries, and they are ready to assist you in getting the fair settlement you need. Call the toll free number or fill out the information section on this page and put their legal team to work for you and your family.