MOUNT PLEASANT (KDKA) – Firefighters were called to a natural gas well drilling site in Washington County Tuesday morning for a report of smoke.

According to officials at the scene, the incident happened at the Mark West Compressor Station on Caldwell Road in Mount Pleasant around 5 a.m.

Range Resources said a worker saw smoke while inspecting a compressor and immediately called 911. There were no flames, but firefighters are standing by to make sure everything is under control.

There are no reported injuries.


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