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Bridge named for volunteer firefighter killed in 2007 explosion at convenience store in Ghent
Reported by: Associated Press
Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:07 PM EDT
A bridge in Beckley has been named in honor of a volunteer firefighter killed in a 2007 explosion.
Burroughs was among four people killed when a propane gas explosion leveled the Little General Store in Ghent in January 2007. He was a a member of the Ghent Volunteer Fire Department.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board used the Ghent explosion to create a training video called "Half an Hour to Tragedy." The title came from the time that passed as propane leaking from a tank filled the store and eventually ignited.