No one hurt in natural gas pipeline explosion in West Virginia

Published: Jun. 7, 2018 at 9:14 PM EDT
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Authorities say no injuries have been reported after a natural gas pipeline explosion in northern West Virginia shot flames into the air that could be seen for miles.

News outlets report the explosion was contained by 6 a.m. Thursday, less than two hours after the TransCanada Columbia Gas Transmission System pipeline blew up in a remote area of Moundsville.

Roberts Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Robert Jones says the explosion "brought me straight out of bed and highlighted my whole window."

TransCanada says in a statement the cause of the explosion is undetermined.

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