And then the blue flame flickered out

Prince Rupert residents who depend on natural gas once again are being asked to do without it, after a debris slide east of Prud’homme Lake caused enough damage to the gas lines to the west that service has had to be shut to Prince Rupert and Port Edward.

A customer service agent at PNG contacted on Monday morning could not provide an estimated time for a return of service for city residents, though she did advise that PNG crews are currently working on the situation with the hope of returning service to the region as soon as possible.

(from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire item … d-out.html)