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Fire crews respond to explosion at gas rig

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UPDATE: SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - Firefighters say no one was injured in the fire. A nearby home was put on evacuation notice. Firefighters tell us the people in the home did not have to leave the area, just had to move away from the house. Several acres of land in that area caught fire after the initial explosion.

It happened just after 3 AM on FM 14, just North of County Road 317.  Crews let the fire burn out. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

 

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