Photo: Pipeline blowdown on 43 South

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Travelers on Hwy 43 south may have gotten a fire show during their morning commute Friday.

A scheduled pipeline blowdown filled the sky with flames near the Attala – Leake County line.

Blowdowns are scheduled maintenance on a pipeline where gas is released so work can be done safely on the gas line

*This picture was sent in by Attala County Fire Chief Danny Townsend.

 

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