Well Blowout Spews Oil Into The Air In Robertson County

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email

FRANKLIN (June 17, 2014) Fire units and other first responders from Franklin are headed to an oil well blowout in rural Robertson County.

The first call for assistance came in at about 6:10 a.m. At a location on Mitch McMillan Road, a bit southwest of Franklin between Franklin and Hearne.

The initial report indicated there was no fire, but oil was spewing into the air.

Firefighters were sent to the scene as a precaution and state environmental investigators also were dispatched to assess the damage


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