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Auto crash into natural gas regulator sparks fire

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A vehicle has hit a natural gas regulator station in the town of D'Lo in Simpson County.

According to MEMA, the impact has caused a fire and release of gas. About 16 families were evacuated from the surrounding areas.

The driver was able to walk away from the accident, but he has been taken to jail. We'll update you when we know what he's charged with.

I-49 in Magee is now open north and southbound.

We are told that the Red Cross is planning to open a shelter nearby.

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