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A sheriff's deputy keeps traffic from entering the area near the gas leak while fire crews are on scene waiting for a gas company representative to arrive. [photo by The Mountain Enterprise]
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Resident Kathy Darwin shot this photo after she and her family were evacuated from their home.
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Mar. 10, 2012 at 6:55 p.m.)–Repair crews completed work and the road was re-opened on Grant Trail between Logan Trail and Pearl Trail on Saturday afternoon.
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Mar. 10, 2012 at 1:05 p.m.)–According to Kern County Fire Department Captain Mark Phillips, a resident was excavating with a back-hoe and severed the gas line on Grant Trail. A neighbor was able to help temporarily decrease the leakage to only 10% of the initial 100% leak. At about 1 p.m. fire department personnel were still waiting for a gas company representative to arrive. Several residences have been evacuated.
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Mar. 10, 2012 at 12:15 p.m.)–A two-inch, high-pressure gas line was reported ruptured near near the corner of Grant Trail and Pearl Trail in Frazier Park at about 12 noon. One residence has been evacuated and streets are closed in the area. The Gas Company has been called to repair the line.
This is part of the March 09, 2012 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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