Vehicle hits black iron natural gas riser causing gas leak, explosion and fire



Reference number
II-1090177-2020 (#19554)

Location: Terrace

Regulated industry sector: Gas - Natural gas system

Incident overview

Black iron natural gas riser located in open area was damaged at ground level causing an uncontrollable natural gas leak. The leak caused an explosion, engulfing vehicle in flames, with glass and shrapnel found 10m away from the explosion site.