- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a man was severely burned in a fire at an oil treater plant south of Gillette.

Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny says the man, whose name and age have not been released, was burned in an explosion Thursday morning. The man was conscious after the blast, but was flown to Casper for treatment.

His condition has not been released.

Bill Sims with the Wright Fire Department tells the Gillette News Record (https://goo.gl/6RDCS6 ) the cause of the fire is still under investigation. No one else was hurt in the fire, which was extinguished with water and foam.

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Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, https://www.gillettenewsrecord.com


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