On 9/10/18 a natural gas pipeline west of Pittsburgh exploded. One home, approximately 500 feet from the 24 inch pipeline, was destroyed. The explosion and fire exemplify the risks to life and property.
Natural gas pipeline blast in Beaver County prompts evacuation
An Energy Transfer Partners pipeline exploded this morning, destroying one home, no injuries reported
Beaver County resident Chuck Belczyk, who lives across the street from where a natural gas pipeline exploded Monday morning, shot this video of the resulting fire.
A meteor, a plane crash, a helicopter. That’s how residents of a quiet street in western Pennsylvania described an explosion along a brand new natural gas pipeline in the woods behind their homes.
The fire shot up 150 feet in the air, damaged power lines, and sent neighbors scrambling out of their homes.
Authorities said the explosion occurred shortly before 5 a.m. near Ivy Lane in Center Township, Beaver County. It destroyed one home about 500 feet from where the blast occurred, prompted evacuations […]