Digger ruptures gas line in Mt. Vernon

The morning of Friday, June 21, a private contractor in Mt. Vernon was making a sewer line repair at a residence on Pleasant Street, near Market, when a Spire gas line was struck and ruptured by the mini-excavator, said City Administrator Joe Kelley. Fortunately, no harm otherwise resulted from the incident and the repair was made duly by Spire. Shown above, Workers and emergency responders survey the damage to the compromised gas line prior to Spire’s arrival. (Photo by Ryan Squibb)


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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