Gas pipeline fire in Copiah County; Nearby residents evacuated

Photo: WJTV

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) — First responders managed to put out a pipeline fire in Crystal Springs.

According to the Copiah County Emergency Management Office, they received a call around 1:30 pm about a  fire across from Carney Road.

Two homes in that immediate area were asked to evacuate.

Copiah County EMA Director Randle Drane said CenterPointe Energy and Board Walk Pipeline Partners were on the scene to examine the pipeline.

Around 5 pm crews managed to extinguished the fire and people were allowed back in their homes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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