Wyoming man killed at oil processing site explosion near Gillette

36-year-old Beau Damori of Gillette was found dead by Campbell County authorities roughly 4 hours after a 2:00 p.m. explosion occurred at an oil processing site near Gillette Wednesday.

Campbell County authorities said that the other employees working at the time were not injured.

Advertisement

The explosion caused a fire that engulfed 10 oil tanks, 2 passenger vehicles, 2 semi-trucks, three different buildings, and two full 1,700-gallon propane tanks that started a grass fire.

The blaze took at least half an hour before it was safe for firefighters to approach.

The Gillette News Record has additional details on this story. 

Advertisement

Have a news tip or an awesome photo to share?

Related Posts