Authorities have identified the gas line that exploded in rural Noble County Monday morning as a 30-inch line owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian multinational energy transportation company based in Calgary, Alberta.
The explosion and resulting fire reportedly injured one person, destroyed three homes and caused damage to three additional homes and the surrounding terrain including Smithberger Road.
“It was a 30-inch line that has been in that location for several years,” said the Noble County Emergency Management Agency in a news release. “United Ambulance treated and transported one injured resident from the scene to a local hospital where that resident received treatment for minor burns.”
The Noble County Sheriff’s Office responded to several reports received at approximately 10:40 a.m. trying to narrow down the exact location as the Caldwell, Summerfield and Lewisville fire departments responded to the scene.Click right here to read more.