No Injuries In Well Blowout In Acadia Parish
State Police Haz-Mat crews are still on the scene today of a gas well blowout that happened neare Eunice.
Troopers say Louisiana Highway 13 south of Eunice is closed. Also closed in Acadia Parish is Highway 13 at Louisiana Highway 3124 and Highway 13 at Louisiana Highway 368.
Detours include Highway 190, Highway 367 and Highway 365.
12 homes in that area were evacuated because of the blowout.
Troopers say employees with Black Creek Drilling were drilling a natural gas well Tuesday when they lost pressure, and the blowout happened. No one was injured when the blowout occured.
Crews from Texas-based Wild Well Control are at the site working to cap the well.