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Propane explosion in a residential home

Incident Investigation

Propane explosion in a residential home

June 8, 2022

Gas

Reference Number:

II-1389839-2022 (#28275)



Location: Spillimacheen

Regulated industry sector: Gas - Propane system

Incident overview

An unlicensed contractor was hired to replace a residential gas fired hot water tank. The gas line was removed from the tank but was left uncapped. The homeowner turned the gas back on without being aware of the uncapped line resulting in an explosion.

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