3 dead, 4 injured after Virginia gas station explosion

3 bodies were recovered from a gas station in the small town of Buena Vista, Virginia after it exploded. The incident occurred on Friday.

Police officials responded to the incident at the South River Market in Buena Vista. They’re still investigating the case and the cause of the explosion “does not appear to be suspicious in nature”. A nearby elementary school, The Rockbridge County School Board was evacuated on Friday
Russell Williams, a resident, said he felt the explosion from his farm.Immediately it was just a big ball of fire,” Williams told the station. “The roof blew off the store, and went to the right of the store, and then the trusses blew up and went to the front of the store.”

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