'Huge explosion' reported in New Orleans
A gas pipeline rupture caused a large explosion in Washington Parish near New Orleans this morning.
Witnesses reported hearing a blast and seeing a bright orange light in the sky around 5.30am local time.
Florida Gas, who own the pipeline, confirmed a rupture as the cause of the blast. The blaze has been extinguished and Louisiana Fire Marshall Butch Browning said there were no injuries.
Belfast Telegraph Digital