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Archive for Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Firefighters called in after gas line break

July 28, 2004

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Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical personnel stood by this
morning while a natural gas line was shut off at 10th and Kentucky
streets. A back hoe working in the area had ruptured the line. The
line was shut off by Aquilla, the city's natural gas utility.

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical personnel stood by this morning while a natural gas line was shut off at 10th and Kentucky streets. A back hoe working in the area had ruptured the line. The line was shut off by Aquilla, the city's natural gas utility.

Lawrence police alerted residents in an area just northeast of Kansas University's campus this morning about a gas line break in their neighborhood.

Authorities were called in about 10:30 a.m. to investigate the source of the natural gas line break, which is in the vicinity of 10th and Kentucky streets.

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical personnel stood by as the line was shut off by Aquilla, the city's natural gas utility.

Firefighters said the line break was caused by a backhoe working in the area.

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