Cable Crew Causes Accidental Gas Leak In Boone County

3 years 10 months 6 days ago November 23, 2012 Nov 23, 2012 Friday, November 23 2012 Friday, November 23, 2012 4:09:00 PM CST in News
By: Nick Thompson

BOONE COUNTY - Crews from Charter Cable punctured a gas line on Brown Station Road north of Columbia Friday, causing a gas leak. 

Firefighters from the Boone County Fire Protection District arrived at the scene for precautions but did not have to combat flames. 

Workers from Ameren repaired the leak and restored service. No one was hurt by the leak and Ameren crews said it only affected service to one home. 

Charter workers said the gas line was not marked properly and the leak was caused accidentally.

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