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This image provided by the West Virginia State Police shows a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W. Va.,Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a natural gas explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile. (AP PhotoWest Virginia State Police)
This image provided by the West Virginia State Police shows a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W. Va.,Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a natural gas explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile. (AP Photo/West Virginia State Police)
Flames fill the sky from a gas line explosion across Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. West Virginia State Police say several structures are on fire and about a mile of Interstate 77 is shut down in both directions. (AP PhotoJoe Long)
Flames fill the sky from a gas line explosion across Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. West Virginia State Police say several structures are on fire and about a mile of Interstate 77 is shut down in both directions. (AP Photo/Joe Long)
Flames from a gas line explosion cross Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. West Virginia State Police say several structures are on fire and about a mile of Interstate 77 is shut down in both directions. (AP PhotoJoe Long)
Flames from a gas line explosion cross Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. West Virginia State Police say several structures are on fire and about a mile of Interstate 77 is shut down in both directions. (AP Photo/Joe Long)
Flames burn from a gas line explosion across Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a natural gas explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile. (AP PhotoJoe Long)
Flames burn from a gas line explosion across Interstate 77 near Sissonville, W.Va., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly damaged section of Interstate 77 was shut down in both directions near Sissonville after a natural gas explosion triggered an hour-long inferno that officials say spanned about a quarter-mile. (AP Photo/Joe Long)
The remains of a residential structure is leveled and burning after a natural gas line explosion Tuesday afternoon Dec. 11, 2012 along Route 21 in between Sissonville, W.V. and Pocatalico, W.V. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly burned section of the expressway in West Virginia was closed after a natural gas line exploded in an hour-long inferno. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mail, Rober M. Wojcieszak)
The remains of a residential structure is leveled and burning after a natural gas line explosion Tuesday afternoon Dec. 11, 2012 along Route 21 in between Sissonville, W.V. and Pocatalico, W.V. At least five homes went up in flames Tuesday afternoon and a badly burned section of the expressway in West Virginia was closed after a natural gas line exploded in an hour-long inferno. (AP Photo/The Daily Mail, Rober M. Wojcieszak)
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