Natural Gas Leak Incident

Incident Name: Natural Gas Leak Incident
Incident Time: 8:30:00 am
Incident Date: 07-11-2014
Incident Location: East of Hosking Avenue between Union and Cotton.
Incident Type: Natural Gas Leak
Resources Used: 1 Engine, 1 Overhead
 Personnel  4

 

East of Hosking Avenue between Union and Cottonwood, Bakersfield

 

At approximately 8:30 a.m., Kern County Fire received a call for a gas leak East of Hosking Ave in between Union and Cottonwood. Upon arrival fire crews saw a cloud of dust coming from the ground next to a back hoe. Fire crews closed off roads from Union and Cottonwood and went to homes and the dairy and had all occupants’ shelter in place. PG&E arrived on scene and clamped off the lines and mitigated the situation. The orders to shelter in place have been lifted and PG&E crews will remain on scene to continue to fix the gas line.

 

Additional Information: Know what's below.  Call before you dig.  Call 811.  

 

 

 

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