Midway Hollow

Atmos Customers Begin to Wait for Normal as Pipe Replacement Begins

By Bethany Erickson / March 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

A day after Atmos Energy representatives sought to reassure the public that the unprecedented move of turning off gas service to 2,800 homes after a home explosion last week was going as planned, those in the shutdown zone are saying they’re not confident in the energy provider. “I have no confidence,” said Lauren Berman. “The […]

Read More

Atmos Says Shutdown Proceeding On Schedule, Customers Growing Angry

By Bethany Erickson / March 2, 2018 / 2 Comments
atmos

Even as city officials and Atmos Energy representatives were meeting Thursday night with press to provide an update on an unprecedented gas service shutdown for 2,800 homes in an area that surrounds the site of a fatal home explosion last week, thousands of the company’s customers were lined up outside two assistance centers, growing more […]

Read More

As News of Shutdown Spreads, Neighbors Grow Frustrated with Atmos

By Bethany Erickson / March 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Residents of two neighborhoods that are divided by Marsh Lane woke last Friday to the horrific news — a sixth grader had perished in a home explosion that also sent four of her family members to the hospital. Every day since, they’ve awakened to more bad news. Sometimes, they say, it even comes late at […]

Read More

As Evacuations Continue, Neighbors Gather To Grill Atmos Energy

By Bethany Erickson / February 28, 2018 / 2 Comments
Atmos Energy

Neighborhoods near the site of Friday’s fatal home explosion will continue to be wary after more rounds of evacuations continue to be announced daily — including the fire station closest to the explosion site. The most recent round of evacuations was announced by Atmos Energy around noon Wednesday, and includes the 3800 block of Cortez […]

Read More

Atmos To Meet With Residents of Area Impacted by Gas Explosion

By Bethany Erickson / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
Atmos

Five days after a home explosion claimed the life of a sixth-grader and sent four of her family members to the hospital, Atmos Energy is still working to ascertain what happened — and to detect leaks throughout two neighborhoods. Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board was on hand to begin investigating the explosion as well. […]

Read More

Residents Still Unable To Come Home After Gas Explosion Friday

By Bethany Erickson / February 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
atmos energy

Atmos Energy and Dallas Fire and Rescue are still working to determine the cause of a deadly house explosion near Love Field and Midway Hollow that has resulted in the continued mandatory evacuation of parts of two neighborhoods. The 12-year-old victim has been identified as Linda Rogers, a sixth grader at Uplift Williams Preparatory School […]

Read More