Natural Gas Leaks

Cane_Mill_Rd_Explosion_1_-_Jeff_Baker Explosion levels home in Lancaster overnight

WSOCTV – By Paige Hansen and Tina Terry LANCASTER CO. — An explosion late Friday night leveled a house on Cane Mill Road in Lancaster County, South Carolina. What used to be a house is now a field of rubble. Firefighters don’t know what caused the explosion. A team of state investigators arrived Saturday morning
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As Crews Search for Survivors, They Discover Only More Victims

NEW YORK TIMES Firefighters and emergency personnel on Thursday dug deeply into the wreckage of two buildings in East Harlem that were leveled in a powerful explosion, looking for survivors and possible evidence of what caused the blast. By MARC SANTORA and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM New York Times But as they cut into a mountain
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Pic West Virginia girl killed in natural gas explosion

By Jonathan D. Silver Pittsburgh Post-Gazette An explosion likely caused by a natural gas leak that obliterated a rural West Virginia house and killed an 11-year-old girl was so powerful it blew out the windows of a nearby fire station, sent plywood siding rocketing nearly 50 feet into the air and shot boards through other
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tory-douglas-fire-victim_25747 Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party

Troy Douglas, 8, was a basketball fan who liked the Miami Heat February 20, 2014|By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin’s birthday party, his family said Thursday. But on
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NYC Natural Gas Infrastructure

harlem-0314-mdn How a Gas Leak Can Destroy a Building

Popular Mechanics March 12, 2014 1:11 PM At least two people are dead after a major explosion linked to a gas leak destroyed two buildings in Harlem on Wednesday. Residents reportedly smelled gas before the blast, but the source of the leak may not be known for sure for a while. In the meantime, this
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Natural Gas Explosions

Main One dead, 7 hurt in Ewing house explosion

Brian X. McCrone and Alex Wigglesworth, PHILLY.COM One person was killed, seven people were hospitalized and scores of housing units were destroyed or damaged after a townhouse exploded Tuesday afternoon in a Trenton suburb, sending a shock wave heard for miles. All the injured were in stable condition with injuries ranging from respiratory difficulties to
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CSM N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

US officials are investigating how the local utility responded to complaints of gas odors before the blast and building collapse killed seven. The nation’s aging infrastructure poses a growing risk, experts say. By Harry Bruinius, Staff Writer / March 13, 2014 New York Federal officials investigating the gas leak and deadly explosion that collapsed two
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Natural Gas Industry Information

Family Family of PGW worker killed in blast still in pain

Peg Keeley last saw her son alive 916 days ago – she keeps count – when Mark Keeley walked out the door of the family’s Fox Chase home to work the evening shift at Philadelphia Gas Works. It was Jan. 18, 2011. That cold winter’s night, the 19-year-old gas worker was killed when natural gas
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