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Call 811 to stop the rise in preventable natural gas line strikes


Last updated 8/27/2018 at 8:31pm

SAN DIEGO – Unsafe digging from construction and landscaping activities resulted in more than 400 gas leaks locally last year, prompting San Diego Gas & Electric to urge residents and contractors to call 811 before starting work to have underground utilities marked out.

Hitting a gas line can result in a serious safety hazard, fires, property damage, loss of utility service, costly repairs and fines. Gas leaks also cause a wide-range of inconveniences to the public including service outages and closed streets and places a strain on emergency personnel.

According to the Common Ground All...

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