Kentuckians see ‘fire in sky’

Natural gas explosion hurts 2, creates 60-foot-wide hole

Posted: February 14, 2014 at 3:10 a.m.

A homeowner examines the damage done to his house after a natural gas line explosion Thursday in Knifley, Ky.

An underground transmission pipeline carrying natural gas exploded early Thursday in southern Kentucky, sending two people to the hospital, destroying two homes and alarming residents who saw flames from miles away.

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