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Fish kill reported near Monroe County gas well fire site

Updated: Wednesday, July 2 2014, 02:56 PM EDT

WTOV9.com
MONROE COUNTY, Ohio – A fish kill is being reported in a creek near the site of a Monroe County gas well that erupted in flames over the weekend.
The state is investigating the fish kill.
Ohio Environmental Council deputy director Jack Shaner said he was told the kill spans a few miles.
Authorities say a tubing malfunction led to a well pad fire that spread to about 20 trucks on the pad and set off explosions Saturday.
Some families living nearby had to be evacuated temporarily.
We're working to get in touch with the Monroe County sheriff for more details.
Stay with NEWS9 and WTOV9.com as we bring you more information.

Fish kill reported near Monroe County gas well fire site


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