3 dead, 4 injured after Virginia gas station explosion
Police are still investigating the cause of the explosion and said it “doesn’t appear to be suspicious in nature.” They said the remains were transported to the local medical examiner for an autopsy.
The Rockbridge County School Board said a nearby elementary school was evacuated Friday, CBS affiliate WDBJ reported. Police said the remains were transported to the local medical examiner for an autopsy.
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.”