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  • Photographer describes feeling gas main explosion, seeing people flee

    Jimmy Simmons, a freelance photographer, lives about one quarter of a mile from the gas main that was struck Wednesday afternoon by a construction crew along Illinois 162 in Maryville. He describes the fireball, people fleeing and emergency workers rushing to the scene.

Photographer describes feeling gas main explosion, seeing people flee

Jimmy Simmons, a freelance photographer, lives about one quarter of a mile from the gas main that was struck Wednesday afternoon by a construction crew along Illinois 162 in Maryville. He describes the fireball, people fleeing and emergency workers rushing to the scene.
Steve Nagy snagy@bnd.com