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Gas line explodes in Adair County; homes engulfed, injury reported

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The houses that caught fire are in the same area, but they are not next door to one another. The houses that caught fire are in the same area, but they are not next door to one another.

KNIFLEY, KY (WAVE) - At least one person was injured when a gas line exploded early Thursday morning in the Adair County community of Knifley. Three houses, two barns, four automobiles and a wooded caught fire.

The explosion happened about 2 a.m. near Highways 551 and 71 in Knifley. The was no immediate word on the condition of the person who was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The houses that caught fire are in the same area, but they are not next door to one another.

Neighbors have been asked to leave their homes voluntarily, but an evacuation order has not been issued.

Multiple fire departments and other emergency responders are on the scene.

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