Atascosa County – A gas line ignited and exploded at an oilfield facility in southeast Atascosa County just after noon Thursday.

According to local officials, there were no injuries as a result of the blast that happened near the intersection of County Road 411 and Farm-to-Market Road 99 at a site about two miles southwest of Peggy.

Local fire departments responded to the scene. It was decided the best option was to let the fire burn itself out. The fire continued to burn for several hours.