Man killed in explosion in El Reno, fire officials say

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EL RENO, Okla. – Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in an explosion in El Reno.

It happened Sunday just before 7 a.m. at Canyon Oil Field Services near SE 27th and Choctaw.

Fire officials tell News 4 a man was going to weld on an empty tanker truck in the back of the shop when it’s believed there were flammables in the air, causing a flash explosion.

The man was killed in the incident and no one else was injured.

Officials are working to notify next of kin and have not released any other information.

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