Explosion, Fire At Pascagoula Gas Plant

By Erin Brookshier - Virginia Today Reporter
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WKRG - JACKSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI (WKRG)-- 1:00 am Update:  Officers on the scene say there are no injuries reported and no evacuation orders have been given.  The fire continues to burn at this hour.

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Authorities are on the scene at an explosion and fire at the Amoco BP Gas Plant near Highways 90 and 63 in Jackson County, Mississippi.

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Witnesses tell WKRG they felt the explosion around 11:40 and could see a large plume of fire shooting up into the air.

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It's not clear yet if anyone was hurt. Authorities are working to secure the scene.

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WKRG has a crew on the way and will update you when we get more information.

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