With so many buried pipelines in and around the surrounding areas, it's more important than ever for citizens know and understand the free 811 safety system.
Participants learned first-hand what happens when a buried gas pipeline is ruptured by careless digging. This free public safety event brings together area emergency response, utility, pipeline, oil & gas, municipal, county, and construction personnel from across the region to take part in dynamic hands-on scenario safety training.
The pipeline rupture drill live scenario is a rare opportunity to experience a mock gas pipeline rupture by mechanized digging equipment, and what steps need to be taken in the immediate aftermath. This event is open and free to the public.
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