According to ABC7 on July 30th: An underground vault explosion triggered a power outage in downtown Long Beach Thursday afternoon for the second time this month, police said. Residents reported hearing a [...]

Gas line ruptures while Jackson crews work to fix water main break

According to WJTV12 update on July 29th: Natural gas is spewing out a hole on Siwell and Terry road in Byram, MS where Jackson crews were working on a water main break. Emergency [...]

Explosions rock city’s electrical grid

According to Richmond-Times Dispatch on July 24th: Lyn Bew noticed white smoke trickling from a manhole cover on Richmond’s East Main Street on Friday morning before he drove over it and parked [...]

Power Restored to 1,700 Customers in Castaic Following Underground Explosion, Fire

According to KTLA5 on July 20th: A power outage in Castaic on Monday night temporarily left 1,747 people in the dark following an explosion and underground fire that were possibly caused by [...]

Day 2 of outage leaves Long Beach residents scavenging for electricity, seeing spoiled food pile up

According to LA Times on July 17th: Preston Andres is one of thousands of Long Beach residents left without power for more than two days this week. He threw out the perishable [...]

Bend Fire Responds To Two Unrelated Gas Leaks Today

According to MyCentralOregon on July 20th: According to the City of Bend, The Bend Fire Department responded to two unrelated natural gas leaks today. The first was called in at 9:15 a.m., [...]

People In Bend Neigbhorhood Impacted By A Gas Leak Today

According to MyCentralOregon on July 16th: The Bend Fire Department says an underground drilling company replacing an old gas line accidentally hit a 2” gas line with their drill, causing a gas [...]

Water main break nearly sinks wedding in Foxboro

According to The Sun Chronicle on July 16th: A half-dozen water department workers dug deep Saturday to ward off a young couple’s wedding bell blues. And Beach Street residents David and Dianne Saunders, [...]

Gas line breaks at Stanley County High school

According to Capital Journal on July 15th: A small gas line was struck by an excavator working near the Stanley County High School parking lot in Fort Pierre on Wednesday at about [...]

The maximum-security-prison escape by 2 murderers is ‘mind-boggling’ — ‘They’d need help’

According to Business Insider on June 9th: A prison break at a maximum-security facility in New York is baffling authorities who are now frantically searching for two murderers on the loose several [...]

Displaced couple sues city after sinkholes wreck Bethlehem Township, Pa., home

According to Lehigh Valley news on May 27: Two Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, residents have sued the city of Bethlehem and its water authority after sinkholes in late November made their home unlivable. The [...]

Martin County school dismisses students after water main break

According to WYMT on May 26: High school students in Martin County were released early today. A water main broke near the school, leaving the school without water. The Martin County Superintendent [...]

Fresno Blast: Workers Didn’t Look For Utilities Before Digging, Agency Says

According to the LA Times: A preliminary investigation by a state utility agency revealed Fresno County workers who hit a gas line, triggering an explosion that injured 14, had not checked for [...]

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