Posts Tagged ‘ natural gas ’

‘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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Explosion caused by gas leak brings down part of Washington motel, injures 1

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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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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Home explodes in Hollywood Heights, Illinois

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Jul 25, 2015 9:04 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 25, 2015 9:06 PM EDT By Adam McDonald, Online News Producer, KMOV CONNECT ( – A home in Hollywood Heights, Illinois exploded Saturday evening and crews believe it was caused by natural gas. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Hollywood Heights Road, near 159. The Hollywood Heights Fire
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Liberty Dialysis natural gas explosion destroys ‘heart of clinic’

Jul 21st, 2015 | By admin
By Scott Dorsett/ Daily Light

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:41 am | Updated: 7:28 pm, Tue Jul 21, 2015. By Shelly Conlon and Andrew Branca The Daily Light managing editor and staff writer A natural gas leak caused an early morning explosion at Liberty Dialysis in Waxahachie off U.S. Highway 77 behind Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, said Waxahachie Fire Chief Ricky Boyd at
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Excavator Caused Gas Leak in St. Clair Plaza Area

Jul 20th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Saturday, July 18, 2015 8:30 am Excavator Caused Gas Leak in St. Clair Plaza Area By Keith E. Domke St. Clair Missourian Editor The Missourian An excavator working behind Birdsong Laundry on Plaza Drive at midday Tuesday caused the natural gas leak that forced the evacuation of more than 20 businesses. The businesses were
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Protesters Push to Halt Pipeline Construction Pending Health, Safety Inspection

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin
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A new petition calls for FERC to rescind approval of a natural gas pipeline project until the worksite is properly inspected. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) July 15, 2015 Protesters opposed to Spectra Energy’s pipeline project are pushing public officials to bring the construction to a halt until a health and safety inspection is completed. An anti-pipeline group
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Northfield residents to gather for meeting tonight on gas pipeline and compressor station

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin

By Fred Contrada | Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 15, 2015 at 1:18 PM NORTHFIELD — Even before they stay up all night listening to it, some people in town are staying up all night worrying about it: a proposed 80,000 horsepower gas compressor station at the top of a hill in
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