2 killed in Dixon pipeline explosion

Fire rages near Nachusa Tuesday morning

The workers who were killed are Rory Miller, age 59 of Amboy and Ryan S. Miller, age 30 of Oregon.

Two men died and two were injured in an explosion and fire caused by the rupture of a natural gas pipeline Tuesday morning northeast of the intersection of Route 38 and Nachusa Road, east of Dixon. 38 leading to a large fire.

Fire crews told WIFR that farm workers were installing a tile to help with ground moisture, and a tractor got stuck.

The sheriff's office says one of the injured people is in critical condition and the is in stable condition.

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A large fire, possibly caused by a pipeline explosion, has emergency personnel responding to a scene near Dixon.

The area is secure and safe, and there were no evacuations, although IL 38 was blocked for a time. A second pipeline was not hit by the tractors. Because the pipeline is a federally regulated, the NTSB will assist in the investigation.

County officials say a natural gas line was "compromised", creating the explosion. The Lee County Coroner's Office says they have been called to the scene.

Kinder Morgan still was on scene late this afternoon and will begin making repairs to the cross country transmission line after the National Transportation Safety Board signs off, said Dee Bennett, a company representative. The Lee County Sheriff's Department said the blast sent flames and dark smoke into the air around 9 a.m.

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