No Injuries after Gas Line Breaks, Catches Fire

1490NewsBlog – WESB
by Anne Holliday

A gas line ruptured and caught on fire when gas company employees were plowing a road and hit the pipe.

The accident happened at around 10:15 this morning two or three miles from the Interstate Parkway entrance to Allegany State Park, according to Bradford Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dan Burkhouse.

He said the employees were plowing with a bulldozer, hit the line and an emission source, which caught the line on fire.

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