Firefighter killed in propane tank explosion in Flora

Firefighter killed in propane tank explosion in Flora
Rodney Herndon (Source: Star Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)

FLORA, Miss. (WLBT) - A man was killed in an explosion in Flora on Tuesday.

Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker said a propane tank that was being filled exploded and the worker that was filling the tank was killed.

Rodney Herndon was identified as the man killed in the blast. he was a firefighter in Cleary and Florence.

Loved ones shared their condolences on social media.

Our heart is heavy this morning, what a huge loss for Florence. The MSA honors the life of Mr Rodney Herndon. He has...

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