One person is dead after an explosion occurred at an oil reclamation facility near Cheyenne.

A Laramie County Fire District Number 2 spokesperson says the explosion happened sometime Thursday morning, at Tri-State Oil Reclaimers near Otto Road, just west of the capital city.

The fire was extinguished by 11am and the cause is still under investigation.

The name of the person killed in the explosion has not yet been identified.

Tri-State Oil Reclaimers is an oil recycling plant.