In local news:

Two of the three employees who died in an explosion at the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company (a Williams Partners’ subsidiary) in Gibson last week have been named. In a press release, Danos, the employer of two of the deceased said, “Eight Danos employees were working at the facility at the time of the accident. Two employees sustained minor injuries and were taken to Terrebonne General Medical Center for treatment. Two Danos employees lost their lives in the explosion. The employees who lost their lives are Samuel Brinlee, 40, of Berwick and Casey Ordoyne, 36, of Larose.” The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Read the full release from Danos here and more from the Associated Press here.

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