Workers injured in south-central Kansas oilfield explosion

BLUFF CITY, Kan. | Two workers have been injured in an oil well explosion in south-central Kansas.

KAKE-TV reports that the explosion occurred at a rig 4 miles south of Bluff City around 9:30 a.m.

Harper County emergency workers said two workers suffered burns in the blast. One person was burned on the arms, the other suffered some facial burns. They were taken to a hospital, but KAKE-TV reports their injuries were not considered life threatening.

Bluff City is southwest of Wichita, near the Oklahoma border.

——— Information from: KAKE-TV