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Gallery: Gas line explosion in Sissonville, W.Va.

Dec. 13, 2012 @ 11:24 AM

At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly burned section of Interstate 77 in West Virginia was closed after a natural gas line exploded in an hour-long inferno.


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The Associated Press

This image provided by the West Virginia State Police shows a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion Tuesday, Dec, 11, 2012, in Sissonville, W.Va. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a natural gas explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile.

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