Massive fire burning in Oakland County

Watch: Massive blaze prompts evacuations in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Watch: Massive blaze prompts evacuations in Auburn Hills, Michigan

A crew from WDIV, offering a live feed of the blaze, said it was a gas fire - and fireballs were seen shooting into the sky. All of the Sheriff's Office 911 lines and non-emergency lines are down due to the fire, according to the Sheriff's Office.

There is huge gas line fire in Orion Twp. on the north side of Brown Rd. west of Joslyn Rd.at the border of Auburn Hills.

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The fire broke out on vacant land. They found nothing suspicious or unusual relating to an intentional act.

Consumers says no customers had service interrupted because of the incident and no injuries were reported.

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Auburn Hills police tweeted that areas in Orion Township were being evacuated as a precaution. "The blast exposed about 30 feet of the 22-inch natural gas line, creating a crater 18 feet deep", read a statement from Oakland County Sheriff's Office, The Detriot News reported. Consumers Energy crews have been on scene all night and will remain there throughout the morning.

The blaze also knocked out communications to the Oakland County 911 system.

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