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Gas line break. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Gas line break
A work crew accidently cut through a natural gas line while digging behind Sublette Communications in Pinedale
Natural gas line break
by Pinedale Online!
August 11, 2015

Pinedale Fire Department, Sublette County Sheriff's Office deputies, and Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicles blocked off a one-block area around Sublette Communications in Pinedale after workers accidentallly cut through a natural gas line behind the building Tuesday afternoon. The entire block was evacuated for approximately an hour. The incident closed down Sublette Communications, Obo's, Office Outlet, Dandylion Den, Belveal's, Pine Street Properties building, and two private residences.

Clearing the block. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Clearing the block
Firemen, Sublette County Sheriff's Office and Wyoming Highway Patrol officers quickly got everyone evacuated from the buildings near the gas leak.

Firetrucks. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Firetrucks were stationed nearby blocking the road while gas company personnel worked to shut off the gasline.

Safety monitoring. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Safety monitoring
Firemen, Town of Pinedale personnel and the building owner keep watch on the progress as crews work to shut off the gas line. A one-block area was evacuated during the emergency.
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