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Gas line fire reported in Smith County

RALEIGH — Firefighters in Smith County are at the scene of a natural gas line fire Monday in a rural area west of Raleigh. Greg Flynn, a spokesman for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, says all 5 workers were present when the explosion happened but no injuries have been reported. Sheriff Charlie Crumpton says the fire is under control and ...

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OSHA looking into explosion

Smith County — Smith County emergency management director Kevin Butler announced that the investigation into the cause of the deadly July 15 pipeline explosion has begun. Butler said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration were expected to be on the scene July 16. The explosion occurred just south of Sylvarena in rural Smith County around 3:30 p.m. when workers were ...

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