Gas Line Break: 4th and Orchard

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 625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810

News Release

Gas Line Break: 4th and Orchard

For Immediate Release

Contact: Shawn Montgomery (PIO) 970-260-3708

Date: 06/03/2015

Address: 4th Street and Orchard Ave. Grand Junction, Co.

Dispatch Time: 0802 hrs.

On Scene Time: 0808 hrs.

Line Sealed at: 0844 hrs.

The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a reported Xcel gas line break this morning in the area of 4th Street and Orchard Avenue. Initial reports indicated that the gas line was accidentally hit by MA Concrete who was working in the area at the time. Grand Junction Firefighters went door-to-door in the surrounding area to advise residents to shelter-in-place for their own safety and to call 911 if they suspected any type of natural gas odor in their house. Xcel secured the break very quickly and without further incident. There were no injuries to the public or the responders on this incident.

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