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Press Photo by Ashley Martin Workers walk by the remnants of a compression facility Thursday in Dunn County that exploded Tuesday. County officials say the company, Enid, Okla.-based Hiland, had not notified them of the equipment rupture. Hiland said no one was hurt and no flammable hydrocarbons were involved.

Compression facility rupture unreported in Dunn County

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DUNN COUNTY -- Twisted metal and large chunks of debris from an explosion littered the site and area surrounding a Hiland Partners compressor station west of Killdeer on Thursday.

The incident occurred just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, said Joe Griffin, president and CEO of Hiland, which is based in Enid, Okla.

However, local authorities said the incident had not been reported to Dunn County officials or emergency management as of Thursday afternoon.

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