Sissonville Pipeline Explosion
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Sissonville gas line explosion and fire that destroyed three houses and melted part of nearby Interstate 77 in December 2012 happened because the gas pipeline was corroded and hadn't been inspected since 1988, investigators for...
Controllers at NiSource received 16 "pressure-drop alerts" between the time a Sissonville natural gas pipeline blew up and a phone call from another company reporting the incident to them, according to a preliminary federal report issued this afternoon.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The NiSource natural gas pipeline that blew up in the Sissonville area last week was constructed in 1967, according to new federal records that contradict the company's earlier statements to local officials.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The CEO of Columbia Gas Transmission subsidiary said Friday that "something went terribly wrong" with one of the company's natural gas pipelines and promised to find out what.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- Margaret Johnson placed a "For Sale" sign in front of her home Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- It's still not clear how NiSource Gas Transmission and Storage officials were alerted to a massive explosion at a 20-inch-diameter transmission line near Sissonville, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board said...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Workers at NiSource Gas Transmission and Storage had to manually shut off the flow of gas to the pipeline that ruptured, exploded and launched a wall of fire Tuesday over the Sissonville area, investigators from the National...
Officials began surveying the ruptured gas pipeline that caused a massive explosion Tuesday in Sissonville -- the first step in what they promised would be an extensive investigation into what caused the blast and how it could've been prevented.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- Sue Bonham had her purse over her arm and was on the way out the door of her Sissonville home Tuesday afternoon when she got a phone call from Jeff's Appliances.
Both north and southbound lanes of Interstate 77 at mile marker 111 and 113 were open Wednesday morning following a massive gas explosion and fire Tuesday afternoon.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- Phyllis Spaulding was watching television in her Pocatalico apartment Tuesday afternoon when she felt the blast.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Nearly 15,000 miles of natural gas pipelines are spread across West Virginia, enough to stretch from Charleston to Morgantown and back 50 times.