Industrial explosion in northwest Harris County

Published On: Oct 03 2013 06:08:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2013 08:24:40 PM CDT
HARRIS COUNTY -

Officials say an industrial explosion sent a woman to the hospital in stable condition.

According to officials, the workers in Cunningham were pressure testing new equipment when the system gave way.

The equipment shot like a rocket into the side of the building.

It happened at around 3:45 Thursday at Worldwide Oilfield Company in the 5800 block of Cunningham. The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office says blast occurred during testing on a pipe and the pipe ruptured.

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