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One hurt in south central KY pipeline explosion

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At least one person is hurt after a gas line explodes in Adair County, KY.

It happened around 2:00 Thursday morning near Highways 551 and 71 in the community of Knifley.

Three houses, two barns and four automobiles caught fire.

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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