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Well explosion in southwest of Youngstown

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BOLIVAR, Ohio - One person was killed in an explosion at an oil and gas well about 65 miles southwest of Youngstown.

The Monday morning blast in Bolivar, Ohio shook the ground in the surrounding neighborhood.

The cover of a storage tank shot about 100 feet into the air and fuel leaked down a driveway and into a field.

Responders from more than a half dozen departments helped to get the fire under control.

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