Former Warren Man Dies In Gas Well Fire

Published 02/21 2014 03:33PM

Updated 02/21 2014 07:27PM

A 2004 graduate of Warren Area High School has been confirmed dead following a natural gas well fire according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

27 year old Ian McKee died in a fire at a chevron natural gas drilling site February 11 in Greene County near the West Virginia line.

McKee reportedly worked for a sub contractor to Chevron Oil which owns the well.

The fire was fed by escaping natural gas and reportedly took five days to extinguish

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