Pipeline explodes in small Central Texas town, roads closed

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 10:38am

A gas pipeline has exploded in the small Central Texas town of Milford, which is about 50 miles south of Dallas.

Milford, which is in Ellis County just northeast of Hillsboro along Interstate 35 East, has a population of around 730, according to the 2010 National Census.

The reported explosion is near Farm-to-Market Road 308 and U.S. Highway 77. The pipeline was being worked on when it exploded. Students at Millford ISD are being evacuated to Italy.

Injuries are unknown at this time but KWKT will update as information becomes available.




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