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‘Get everybody out of that house’: Heroic gas worker saves family as huge explosion rips through a Columbia street – destroying six homes and injuring two people

Sep 24th, 2015 | By admin

A heroic gas worker ordered a family out of a house minutes before an explosion ripped through a neighboring property in Columbia. Two people were hurt and up to six homes destroyed in the suspected gas blast in Howard County, Maryland, on Wednesday night. Local fire chiefs said a resident and a Baltimore Gas and
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Columbia house explodes, causing three-alarm fire

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By admin

By Amanda Yeager, Andrew Michaels, Kevin Rector and Colin CampbellHoward County Times/Columbia Fliercontact the reporters ownhouse in Columbia exploded after a suspected gas leak Wednesday, triggering a three-alarm fire that spread to neighboring homes and injured two people, fire officials said. Those injured were a resident and a Baltimore Gas & Electric worker who had been called to fix
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Infrastructure Replacement Replacing Gas Leaks?—Improving Safety?

Sep 19th, 2015 | By admin

I have seen many comments and claims with regard to the gas leaks in Massachusetts with many claiming credit, as well as claims the Infrastructure Replacement is good for ratepayers and is a solution to the 25,000 gas leaks in Massachusetts I PERSONALLY exposed as president of NEGWA over 5 years ago! This story is
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Effort To Block PG&E Tax Break For Gas Explosion Fine Fails

Sep 6th, 2015 | By admin
Emergency personnel look over the wreckage from a gas line explosion September 10, 2010 in San Bruno, California. (File Photo)

September 4, 2015 12:28 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – An effort to block Pacific Gas and Electric Co. from getting a tax break on the $1.6 billion it was fined for the deadly 2010 San Bruno gas explosion has fallen short. State regulators imposed the record-setting penalty in April on the state’s largest utility for
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Explosion caused by gas leak brings down part of Washington motel, injures 1

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
Security Camera Catches Gas Explosion

By Ben Brumfield, CNN Updated 7:44 AM ET, Thu August 20, 2015 (CNN)A gas leak at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, caused an explosion so severe it brought down a section of the building and flung firefighters 20 feet away. A gas company employee, who had gone to check on the leak Tuesday night, was
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Town reaches pact with FPU following ‘bizarre’ explosion, fire at house

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

By Michele Dargan Daily News Staff Writer Allan and Margaret Scherer had just finished dinner on Nov. 3 when their two-story, 10,285 square-foot home exploded and burst into flames. A few minutes earlier, their chef, who had started to leave through the garage, returned briefly. “He said, ‘Mr. Scherer, there’s something strange going on in your
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Spectra Energy (and others) Plan to Expand Pipeline to Feed Gas to DownEast LNG (Maine) for Export!

Jul 19th, 2015 | By admin

DELNG (DownEast LNG) is herein seeking multi-contract, long-term authorization to export up to 173 MMBtu of LNG per year, which is equivalent to approximately 168 Bcf of natural gas per year. DELNG requests this authorization for a 20-year term commencing at the earlier of the date of first export or eight years from the date
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Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 06:35AM NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. – A man and his wife managed to escape an explosion that badly damaged their Pittsburgh-area home and knocked it off its foundation on Tuesday, but fire crews and utility workers couldn’t immediately determine a cause. Robert Kosko Jr., 62, told reporters outside his ruined North Braddock
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NaturalGasWatch.org NEEDS YOU! Looking for volunteer help with posting Gas Explosion News for Non-Profit

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin

NaturalGasWatch.org is a non-profit website that shares natural gas explosion news & information with the goal of public awareness to improve pipeline safety. This site is a critical tool for pipeline safety, but it’s challenging to run regular updates as it is truly run by a couple of folks who have full time commitments with
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Woman tells of failed tries before deadly Indianapolis house explosion

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
Aerial view of the two homes that were leveled and the numerous neighboring homes that were damaged in an explosion in November 2012. (Matt Kryger, The Indianapolis Star)

By Tribune wire reportscontact the reporter Indianapolis woman whose house exploded, killing two people, testified Wednesday during her former boyfriend’s trial that he was determined to burn the home down for insurance money and became angry when the first two attempts failed. Monserrate Shirley, 49, said she became distraught when neighbors telephoned her after the November
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