Gas Leak Forces Road Closure

PHOENIX, Ore. – Emergency crews responded to Fern Valley Road Wednesday after construction crews working on the new Fern Valley Interchange in Phoenix accidentally hit a large gas line around noon. Crews from Fire District 5 said the break caused a large amount of gas to escape, and they quickly worked with Avista Utilities workers … Continue reading »

SOU Construction Crews Hit Gas Line

ASHLAND, Ore., – Crews working on the new dorms at Southern Oregon University had quite a scare Thursday, as their equipment punctured a gas line. Ashland firefighters say a backhoe struck a two-inch gas line near the construction site on Stadium Street. The gas leak shot gravel in the air and sent crews running for … Continue reading »