North Dallas Gas Explosion

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 […]

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BREAKING: Atmos to Shut Down Service to 2,800 Homes in “Unprecedented” Move

By Bethany Erickson / March 1, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Almost a week since a deadly home explosion killed one child and prompted ongoing evacuations, Atmos Energy announced in an early morning press conference today that it would shut down gas service to 2,800 homes. The company later announced that evacuations were continuing. The latest round is much farther north than the previous evacuations. At […]

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As Evacuations Continue, Neighbors Gather To Grill Atmos Energy

By Bethany Erickson / February 28, 2018 / 2 Comments
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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 […]

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Atmos To Meet With Residents of Area Impacted by Gas Explosion

By Bethany Erickson / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
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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. […]

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Residents Still Unable To Come Home After Gas Explosion Friday

By Bethany Erickson / February 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
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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 […]

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BREAKING: Early Morning Home Explosion Near Love Field Kills One, Forces Evacuations

By Bethany Erickson / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Just as families were getting ready for the workday and school day, an explosion rocked a home and neighborhood, leaving one dead and forcing the evacuation of a large area that includes one Dallas ISD elementary school. At this time, Atmos Energy officials and Dallas Fire-Rescue are trying to determine what caused a gas line […]

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