Idaho gas line explosion forces 10,000 to evacuate, results in 1 injury

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2023
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A massive gas line explosion in Idaho late Thursday morning forced officials to issue an evacuation order that impacted an entire town, the Associated Press reported. Approximately 10,600 Middleton residents within a four-mile radius of the incident were ordered to evacuate. According to Chief Deputy Douglas Hart of the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office, a worker operating an excavator tore through a 22-inch natural gas pipeline near a rural intersection around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. The worker reportedly suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. The burst pipeline,...

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