On the Evening of January 2, a major gas pipeline exploded and burned in Estill Co., Kentucky. Flames reached over 1,000 feet high, & residents were evacuated for a mile around the failure.
Fire in the sky: Crews respond to pipeline explosion
Officials confirm a gas pipeline exploded in northern Estill county on Monday evening.
Posted: 9:39 PM Jan 2, 2012
There were no reports of injuries this time, but luck will not always be with pipeline companies. YouTube has videos of this pipeline explosion & fire: