Posts Tagged ‘ruptured gas line’

Locate underground utilities before digging

Monday, April 13th, 2009

You may or may not know about the law requiring you call for utility locating before you do any excavation. The pictures below are a result of a farmer using a post hole digger without calling for a “locate” and he hit an underground, high-pressure cross country gas pipe.

The farmer was never found.  The gas explosion took out 2 homes.

Read more about ruptured gas lines.