Natural Gas Leaks

Things to Know About 12-Week-Old Los Angeles Gas Leak

Jan 16th, 2016 | By admin

Gas Leak By BRIAN MELLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Jan 15, 2016, 10:52 PM ET A leak from an underground natural gas storage facility that has sickened Los Angeles residents and sent thousands from their homes has been out of control for 12 weeks and a possible fix is expected no sooner than March. Here
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Gas line explosion in Orange County leaves worker severely burned

Jan 7th, 2016 | By admin

A gas company technician suffered burns to half his body Wednesday morning after an explosion at a southeast Orlando home, according to Orange County Fire Rescue officials. The AmeriGas worker, who officials are not identifying, was working on the stove at a Wittenberg Way home that is currently listed for sale when the incident unfolded, said
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Hurt Plumbers Want School Explosion Video

Dec 31st, 2015 | By admin

By NICK RUMMELL NEW YORK (CN) – Plumbers injured in a gas explosion at a Bronx high school over the summer have petitioned to have New York City turn over surveillance videos and other documentation related to its investigation of the blast. The explosion, which happened Aug. 20 at John F. Kennedy High School, damaged
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Displaced Residents Call on Governor to Visit Gas Well Blowout on 2nd Month Anniversary

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

By GlobeNewswire,  December 22, 2015, 10:49:00 PM EDT Uncontrolled Well Blowout Fills Neighborhood With Noxious Gases Methane Emitting Hourly From Site Could Generate Electric Power for 41,727 Homes Daily PORTER RANCH, Calif., Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since October 23, 2015 more than 30,000 residents of Porter Ranch have been subjected to massive gas and
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100 residents evacuated after gas leak in Goodyear

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

MaryEllen Resendez 6:31 PM, Dec 22, 2015 6:50 PM, Dec 22, 2015 goodyear | west valley GOODYEAR, AZ – Southwest Gas is investigating what caused a gas leak in a Goodyear neighborhood near Litchfield Road and Van Buren Street Monday night. Goodyear fire tells ABC15 the piping is part of an older infrastructure and appeared to have
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Workers escape serious injury after plant explosion

Dec 5th, 2015 | By admin
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REEVES COUNTY, TX – More than 250 oil workers escaped injury Thursday morning after an explosion rocked the Anadarko gas refinery near Orla and forced safety workers to evacuate people from a 10-mile radius, officials said. Only two workers were reported to have minor injuries by late Thursday. The black plume of smoke from the
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Gas leak near UO campus: ‘It could’ve blew up the building very easily’

Nov 30th, 2015 | By admin

BY ELLEN MENY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH 2015 EUGENE, Ore. – A gas leak closed East 13 Avenue and part of Hilyard Street Sunday morning as Eugene-Springfield Fire worked to solve the problem. A man was walking his dog past Miso Sushi and Teriyaki Restaurant when he smelled natural gas. He called 911 immediately. Fire officials say
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Hyde Park fire sends seven to the hospital; worsens when natural-gas line into basement gives way

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By admin

By adamg on Sat, 11/21/2015 – 5:40pm A four-alarm fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. at 9 Greenwood Ave. sent five residents – two of them children – and two firefighters to the hospital. On arrival, firefighters rescued two adults and two children down a ladder. By 5:45, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Around
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Fire department rules house explosion an accident, says home owner caused a gas leak

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin

By NBC4 StaffPublished: November 19, 2015, 5:31 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A home explosion on Lock Avenue that left two people injured was an accident, the Columbus Fire Department says. Tracy Smith, battalion chief with the Columbus Fire Department, said the explosion was “an accidental natural gas explosion that was the result of a gas leak which occurred
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Fire Marshal: Eureka Gardens gas leak could have led to explosion

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin

By Jenna Bourne JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — TECO has shut off the gas at Eureka Gardens. Crews say there was a large leak Thursday night at the troubled apartment complex. Action News Jax has learned the leak has been capped, but the fire marshal is recommending that 400 families evacuate. Fire Marshal Kevin Jones said in some
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