An oil field exploded in Basra Iraq [Iraq Oil Report ; Published September 20, 2011]; Comment by Starr DiGiacomo
List of comment about gas explosion, in order of posted time; as of 2011-09-01
1) SOMERVILLE, Ohio, US; "Investigation continues in house collapse"
2) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. US; "Bakersfield resident hurt in natural gas explosion"
3) Pompton Lakes, NJ, US; "Update: Suspected gas explosion levels home in Pompton Lakes [raw video]"
4) Brantford, Ontario, Canada; "Natural gas explosion levelled Brantford house: fire marshal"
5) Warren, MI, US; "City of Warren Home Explosion Underscores Need for Natural Gas Safety"
6) Castleford, West Yorkshire, UK; "Dramatic footage shows huge gas explosion at Yorkshire home"
7) Warren Park, Harare, Zimbabwe; "2 seriously injured in Warren Park gas explosion"
8) Logan City, south of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia; "Seven children killed in gas explosion at house"
9) Herscher, IL, US; Douglasville, GA, US; "This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Aug. 22, 2011"
10) "Seven children killed in gas explosion at house" [See 8)]
11) Lakeview, MI, US; "Explosion inside Lakeview house causes fire, couple escapes with minor injuries"
12) Newborough, Victoria, Australia; "Gas blast destroys Newborough garage"
13) Cato, Montcalm, MI, US; "Couple escapes house explosion"
14) Glenrock, Converse, WY, US; "Oilfield explosion claims three"
15) St. Augustine, Fla, US; "Gas Station Explosion Site in St. Augustine now 'Stable'"
* Comment by Starr DiGiacomo
We'll be seeing an uptick in unusual home and business gas explosions and I'm trying to locate specific ZT on the matter. Below is a refresher for the many gas related news articles.
Fault lines, when adjusting, do not just rip apart one day during a dramatic earthquake. They most often creep. Laying gas lines along or across a fault line is asking for an accident of this sort. Fault lines are also seldom so clearly delineated that one can go a mile in this or that direction and avoid their action. Where a slip-slide fault such as the San Andreas will often leave a clear line on the surface, this is only the surface action, not what occurs in the rock layers on either side which can fracture for a long way to either side during any movement. The gas company, or the age of the pipes, will be faulted but in truth the finger should be pointed in many directions. The public, who insist on living at such a scenic spot, is to blame. Officials, who zoned for housing are to blame. The public utility company, for allowing gas lines in the area, is to blame. But this will change nothing, while man continues to live on the San Andreas, even as it awakens. EOZT
The danger from radon gas will not be increased as a result of the pole shift. Radon gas is emitted by rock containing uranium, which is degrading. In normal circumstances, where air can circulate, it is disbursed rapidly as is any methane created by decay of organic material. The danger from these gasses comes from confinement - being trapped in a mine, a basement, or beneath the permafrost. The dangers are well known. For methane, it is explosions. An accumulation of methane gas can be identified by the smell of rotten eggs, or as some have described it, dirty socks or cabbage soup. For radon gas the danger is lung cancer, from the continual exposure to the radioactive air. Radon gas is odorless, and cannot be detected except by specialized equipment not in the hands of the average person.
In that the pole shift, or the Earth changes preceding the pole shift, can fracture rock and release pockets of either gas, survivors should be cautious about huddling in bunkers. You are safer out in the open air, or in a trench you have dug that will allow the pole shift winds to pass over you, but nothing to fall on and crush you. The fact that both methane gas and radon gas can accumulate in the bunkers of the elite is one of the reasons we have stated that they have dug their own graves. EOZT
* Comment by Starr DiGiacomo
Anyone watching the news, for instance the news on the San Bruno explosion in a distribution line close to the San Andreas Fault line, knows that gas in any form is a danger. Oil and gas refineries explode when rigid piping cracks. Oil or gas wells explode when the ground around them moves. And the gas distribution lines running under cities are no exception. They likewise will explode. Gas lines, whether along the street or within a home, are rigid. In some cases automatic shutoff valves can limit the amount of gas available for an explosion by sensing a drop in pressure, but this is always after the fact. The explosion has already occurred. Utilizing gas on a planet prone to earthquakes was a mistake to begin with, but man never thinks of the consequences when striving for modern conveniences. We have advised turning off the gas at the street, though when the street explodes and your neighbor's homes are on fire you are not likely to escape the holocaust. A better alternative is to live in an area where gas is not available, as in your rural safe location where you will be doing a form of camping while gardening. A campfire at night, for cooking and washing and a bit of friendly light before bed. Nothing explosive. EOZT
* Comment by Starr DiGiacomo
SOZT Answer: It is no accident that the New Madrid fault lies under the Mississippi River near Memphis, as rivers form in lowlands created when land pulls apart, separating the rock fingers and weakening support for the land. Thus, the Ohio River bed also is an indication of where rock fingers will pull apart. Two adjustments in Kentucky, a day apart, are not an accident, but an indication of the speed at which the stretch zone is starting to adjust. Rail lines are frequently an early harbinger of such adjustments, as they run long distances, whereas structures within cities, such as tall buildings, take up relatively little space and have a small footprint. Our warning that imploding cities will be experienced, before the hour of the shift, are in this regard. Be warmed, it will not just be your rail lines and gas and water mains that will shatter and be pulled apart during the stretch. The foundations of your tall buildings will likewise be vulnerable.EOZT
[Original post on January 20, 2011]
Original title: Gas explosion kills 1, injures 5 in Philadelphia
(CNN) -- A gas main explosion in Philadelphia Tuesday evening killed one utilities worker and injured five other people, a fire department official said.
Philadelphia Gas Works employees were responding to a gas main break in the city's Tacony neighborhood when the explosion occurred, fire department spokesman Jim Smith said.
"They were trying to control it and found a source of ignition," according to Smith, who said four PGW employees and a firefighter were among the injured. He said some of the gas workers' injuries were serious.
A fire and a large explosion last night has destroyed a garage and the car inside at Newborough in the Latrobe Valley.
The fire was reported about 8:10pm (AEST) and a burning car LP gas cylinder caused the explosion.
Firefighters managed to cool another gas cylinder filled with acetylene and stopped it from exploding too.
Seven fire crews stop the fire spreading to houses and took about half an hour to extinguish the blaze.
Aug 24th, 2011 | By fjgallagher | Category: Lead Articles, Natural Gas Explosions, Natural Gas Leaks
Okay, so perhaps this post really should be titled, “The Last Two Weeks in Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions,” because what with the recent visit to the White House and all the other content that needed creating, last week’s episode sort of fell by the wayside.
Unfortunately, this was a particularly destructive and devastating week for natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions, starting with an incident in Illinois.
An explosion at the Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America in Herscher, IL, sent five people to the hospital on Aug. 16. Although the explosion itself was not related to a pipeline failure, it’s worth noting that the company’s owner, Kinder Morgan, has a lengthy record of pipeline and workplace safety violations. Investigators from both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Pipeline Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration (PHMSA) continue to investigate the cause of the blast.
An explosion in Douglasville, GA, sent a maintenance man to the hospital with severe burns on Thursday, Aug. 18, according to a story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Neighbors reported smelling natural gas in the area shortly before the blast destroyed one condominium and severely damaged several others in the development.
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SOMERVILLE, Ohio -- Wayne Township firefighters believe an explosion contributed to the collapse of a house at 6841 Waynes Trace Road. Neighbors reported that the windows were blown out, and the front of the house collapsed.
Some neighbors, Jerry and Linda Dingledine, heard a loud explosion-like noise around 11 p.m. Monday. They did not report it until Tuesday when the saw the damage.
The homeowners, Catherine and James Johnson, were not home. They left around 6 p.m. Monday to visit a relative overnight.
Deputies say there was a propane smell when firefighters arrived.
The incident is being investigated by the state fire marshal, Butler County Sheriff, Butler County Bomb Squad, and the Wayne Township Fire Department. No criminal intent is suspected.
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