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Gas line explosion

A helicopter files above flames from a gas line explosion across Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. 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. (AP Photo/Joe Long)

Massive gas line explosion in W. Va.

December 12, 2012

Contractors worked through the night scraping away burned asphalt and

repaving an 800-foot swath of Interstate 77 charred by a massive natural

gas line explosion and fire (Dec. 11) that also flattened four homes and damaged

five more but caused no deaths. (AP)