Gas line explosion injures 11 in California

Sacramento, April 18 (IANS): At least 11 people were injured in a gas line explosion in the central California city of Fresno, media reported.

The explosion occurred at the Fresno County Sheriff's gun range on Friday, a county official said.

He said a work crew which included county jail inmates using heavy equipment hit a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipe carrying natural gas, CBS News reported.

Witnesses reported seeing a large fireball shooting about 200 feet into the air, a Fresno Fire Department official said.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.


Top Stories

Leave a Comment

Title: Gas line explosion injures 11 in California

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.