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This image provided by the Kanawha County Emergency Services shows flames erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville Tuesday. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a major gas line explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile.