Monday, September 13, 2010

Two Killed in Indiana TWP Gas Well Explosion-Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Friday, July 23, 2010
By Jim McKinnon and Dante Anthony Fuoco

Two people were killed this morning when a natural gas well exploded in Indiana Township, emergency dispatchers said.

Workers had been at a gas well site when the explosion was reported around 9:50 a.m. in a wooded area of the township between Rich Hill Road and Challenge Lane.

No other injuries were reported.

Reporters were being kept away from the site, where officials said a fire continues to burn. Emergency crews tried to use foam to put out the blaze, but when that failed they began sending tanker trucks to the site....continued