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Gas pipeline blast rocks rural Kentucky community

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 00:36

Feb. 13 - A large underground pipeline explosion in Kentucky is felt for miles around, and leaves a rural community under a state of emergency. Mana Rabiee reports.

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That's a 60-foot crater in Adair County, Kentucky, about two hours south of Louisville. It was formed when a large underground natural gas pipeline exploded overnight. Local media say the blast could be felt for miles in this rural community. The explosion sent at least two people to the hospital and completely destroyed two homes. Another home was damaged in the blaze along with four or five cars. Officials evacuated 20 homes within a few miles of the explosion. Adair County is under a state of emergency as investigators look into the cause of the blast.

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Gas pipeline blast rocks rural Kentucky community

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 00:36