TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Fire contained at Consol gas well pump station in Greene County

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, July 14, 2014, 8:12 p.m.
 

There were no injuries in a fire that erupted Monday afternoon at a gas well pump station in Greene County.

The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. at Consol Energy's Green Hill 11 pad gas production unit along Lightner Run Road in Center Township, west of Waynesburg, county emergency dispatchers said.

Workers turned off the supply of natural gas to the pump station and the fire extinguished itself, said John Poister, a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection. Firefighters cooled the site and were on the scene for less than two hours, he said.

“All four wells on site have been safely shut in and secured,” according to a statement from Kate O'Donovan, Consol's manager of corporate communications.

The DEP is investigating, Poister said.

Michael Hasch is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7820 or at mhasch@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Foreign influx in Allegheny County at ‘tipping point’
  2. 1 intruder killed, other shot and wounded in Carrick home invasion
  3. Steelers hope new faces breathe life into team
  4. Steelers’ Spence confident he can avoid injury setbacks
  5. UPMC, Pittsburgh drop tax-status fight
  6. Steelers WR Wheaton wants to produce after injury-plagued rookie year
  7. GM Colbert expects Roethlisberger to end career with Steelers
  8. Autopsy scheduled on Pleasant Hills man, 95, who died following crash
  9. Congressmen ask NCAA to relax PSU penalties
  10. Steelers hope group of low-budget cornerbacks can deliver
  11. Roethlisberger ‘prays’ he can stay with Steelers when deal expires
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.