Posts Tagged ‘ natural gas leaks ’

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
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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
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Posted: Jul 25, 2015 9:04 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 25, 2015 9:06 PM EDT By Adam McDonald, Online News Producer, KMOV CONNECT (KMOV.com) – 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
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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
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By Fred Contrada | fcontrada@repub.com 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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Investigator: House Explosion Planners Didn’t Know Its Force

Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jul 8, 2015, 8:18 PM ET By TOM COYNE Associated Press Whoever filled an Indianapolis home with natural gas and poured gasoline in two rooms probably did not know the mixture would create the powerful explosion that gutted a neighborhood three years ago, killing two neighbors and damaging more than 80
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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin
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Thu, 07/09/2015 – 3:12pm Matthew Brown, Garance Burke, The Associated Press The Obama administration moved Wednesday to significantly expand a requirement for utilities to install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. after deadly fires and explosions going back decades that could have been avoided. Inspectors assess damage around the area of a
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TSA Pipeline Security Guidelines December 2010

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin
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