See, it happens onshore too, quite frequently. This one, like the one in Fort Bend last summer, caused the FAA to declare a no fly zone. They have a video up.
Pa. Officials Say Water, Gas Leaking From Clearfield Co. Well
out-of-control well in Clearfield County.
Emergency officials said a mile-wide area has been evacuated after an
operation drilling into the Marcellus Shale ruptured on Friday.
The FAA has issued a flight restriction in the immediate area.
According to a news release from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management
Agency, a well which was in the frack process ruptured in Clearfield,
spilling frack water and unignited wet gas.
Frack water is water mixed with other substances used during drilling.
According to PEMA, the well is six miles from State Route 153 in the area
of I-80 exit 111.
Emergency officials said I-80 is not currently affected or likely to be
affected by this release.