Leadership

QUICK ACTION BY FIRE DEPARTMENT SAVES CITY FROM CAS FIRE PERIL

Issue 5 and Volume 91.

QUICK ACTION BY FIRE DEPARTMENT SAVES CITY FROM CAS FIRE PERIL When Natural Gas Pipe Line at Regulating Station Was Ruptured, Chief Pence, Stillwater, Okla., Took Quick Emergency Measures to Notify Citizens of Danger STILLWATER, OKLA., a college city of about 9,000 population, is supplied with natural gas for general domestic uses, and like installations in most communities, very few gas stoves and appliances are vented to flues. The city is served from a distant oil field by a single gas pipe line, carrying pressures varying from 125 to 425 pounds, which is reduced to 20 pounds at a regulating station at the city limits. Industries and large consumers are served at 20 pounds and domestic users are served at one pound or less through other regulating stations in the city. High Pressure Gas Line Is Ruptured At 12:45 a.m., on February 27, the high pressure line at the regulating…

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