Kansas gas explosion injures 2; massive fire caught on video

Nearby residents evacuated after Haven gas plant explosion

Saturday, April 16, 2022
Haven, Kansas fire caught on video after massive explosion; 2 hurt
The two people injured in a Haven, KS explosion were taken to Wichita, Kansas hospitals.

HAVEN, Kan. -- Two people were hurt after an explosion and fire at a gas plant in Kansas.

Crews were called to a fire at the Haven Midstream Gas Plant, formerly known as the Tenawa Haven Gas Plant, just after 1 p.m. Thursday.

When crews arrived on the scene they were met with heavy smoke and flames. Crews also reported explosions, KAKE reported.

A 2-mile radius around the plant was evacuated as crews worked to contain the fire.

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According to Reno County, Kansas' emergency manager, the two people taken to a Wichita, Kansas hospital had only minor injuries.

Gas to the plant has been shut off. Reno County officials said there is no risk to the public at this time.