Residents near the San Francisco explosion tell reporters they’ve been complaining about a gas smell for weeks (via breakingnews).
Bad news for gas line owner Pacific Gas and Electric, which is down over 5% today.
Tim Guiterrez, who lives in the neighbourhood, said he was one of those who told PG&E about a distinct smell of gas. Guiterrez said a representative from the utility was in the neighbourhood last week and told people to shut their garage doors and stay inside as they looked into the complaint.
At least 6 people were killed and over 50 homes destroyed in last night’s explosion.
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