The geysers have appeared throughout the countryside, with stretches of up to 12 miles between spots, and some as short as a quarter of a mile, Kingfisher Fire Chief John Crawford said.
The threat of the gas igniting is "unlikely," Crawford said, but a bigger concern is the gas could begin coming up through water-well lines.
Monday, December 12, 2005
In O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A? Maybe. State officials are keeping watch on several geysers that have popped up in Kingfischer County. According to the Oklahoman:
Maybe there's a gas line gone bad -- though a 12-mile stretch of bad line sounds unbelievable. Oklahoma has a volcanic past; no surprise there. Read all about it here.