Gas line fire shoots flames 25-35 feet into air over Virginia neighborhood

Posted at 6:17 AM, Jul 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-22 06:17:21-04

(CNN) — Flames shot 25 to 35 feet into the air Sunday night from a natural gas line fire in a residential part of York County, Virginia.

No injuries were reported. Authorities evacuated about 10 homes.

York County Fire Department Capt. Paul Long said the fire was expected to burn itself out once Virginia Natural Gas could stop the flow of gas.

Residents reported that the fire began after several flashes of lightning.

David Simpson contributed to this report.