REEVES COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) — The Reeves County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two Valley men were killed amid an explosion Saturday morning.
The explosion happened October 7 at Double Z Supply, a company that sells oilfield supplies, tools, auto parts, tires, and other equipment. The victims were reportedly trying to move gas tanks when one caught fire.
57-year-old Raymond Garcia, of Rio Grande City and 30-year-old Angel Alaffa, also of Rio Grande City were killed in the blast. Six other employees working at the site reportedly refused medical treatment.
We are working to gather additional information and will update this story as more information becomes available.