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A natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded in Houstonia, Mo. causing several nearby buildings to catch fire late Thursday night.
No injuries were reported. The Pettis County Sheriff's Department says the pipeline, owned by Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co., ruptured late Thursday outside Houstonia, about 75 miles east of Kansas City.
Winter Storm Watch for Pettis County was issued at December 19 at 7:59PM CST