Click for the latest Dalhart weather forecast.


Two injured in natural gas explosion

Posted by: tdt -

BY Nixie Sanderson
Photo Courtesy Dalhart Volunteer Fire Department

Two people were injured following an explosion July 6 in Dallam County. While the address has not been released, first responders were called to an explosion at a property approximately 12 miles out on FM 1727 at 10:54 p.m. July 6.

“It was a natural gas explosion,” Dalhart fire chief Curtis Brown said. “The home was filled with natural gas. There were some people in there getting a piece off of a clothes drier. A lighter got flicked, and that caused the explosion.”

For the full story SUBSCRIBE to the online edition of The Dalhart Texan, call (806) 244-4511 to setup a subscription to our physical paper or pick a copy up at one of our many convenient news rack locations. You can also stop by and purchase a paper or subscription in person at our news office located at 410 Denrock Ave.