13 injured in natural gas explosion at Williams Gas Pipeline facility in Branchburg
BRANCHBURG - At least 13 people were injured in an explosion at a natural gas plant in Branchburg Thursday.
Emergency crews were called to the Williams Gas Pipeline facility at approximately 7:30 p.m. The company is a supplier of natural gas.
Several of the injured were treated on scene, but at least two were taken to a hospital with more serious injuries.
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Mayor Jim Leonard is calling on the state Board of Public Utility to investigate the incident and make sure that the plant is in compliance with local regulations.