One injured in welding explosion

One person was transported to Medical Center Hospital Tuesday morning following an explosion, Ector County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Sgt. Gary Duesler said.

Deputies were called about the explosion around 10:10 a.m. Tuesday at IronPillar Energy, 7821 Andrews Highway.

Duesler said the explosion was caused by a welding machine.

The condition of the person injured was unavailable.