Skip to comments.Grass Fire Near Bay Area Chevron Pipeline Forces 4,000 People to Evacuate
Posted on 10/18/2018 7:32:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin
The fire, which started Wednesday evening in the community of Bay Point, apparently was caused by an electrical power line that fell, according to Chevron Pipe Line Company, which operates the threatened pipeline.
said it shut down the gas line and worked with firefighters to evacuate the area as a precaution.
The company is working to reduce pressure in the at-risk gas line, and the venting is producing a loud shrieking noise that has been described as a jet-engine-like sound coming from a pipeline facility in the nearby community of Antioch, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
This is a normal part of the risk-mitigation process. Please do not call 911
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Very liberal area....of no concern
May you and yours never be threatened by fire or flood and may God show you Mercy.
Grass fire? too many burners in one spot, heap big smoke ring?
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