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Fire causes brine spill at well site in Williams County

Published: Aug. 19, 2019 at 12:30 PM CDT
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North Dakota Oil and Gas Division released an incident report on a fire that occurred in Williams County over the weekend.

It reports the fire happened Saturday at the Schilke 24-21-1H well, about five miles east of Alamo.

Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation reported that 280 barrels of brine were released due to the fire. The spill is contained on location and cleanup has begun.

A North Dakota Oil and Gas inspector will monitor the cleanup progress.