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Columbia Gas Will Begin Door-To-Door Safety Checks, Relights In Washington County

The service technicians will go door-to-door to perform safety checks and relight the natural gas appliances

January 06, 2019 - 11:49 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA): UPDATE from earlier story:  Columbia Gas has shut off the 1,700 customers gas in Donora, Washington County and will now begin to restore the services.

The service technicians will go door-to-door to perform safety checks and relight the natural gas appliances. In order to get gas turned back on, employees will need to enter homes and business. This means an adult must be present to allow the technicians in.

Anyone who will enter your home or business will have a company-issued ID with their photo on it.

Related: 1,700 Columbia Gas Customers Without Service In Washington County

Homes that still have service are asked to keep their porch lights on. Anyone who returns home to their home without gas services are asked to call 1-888-460-4332 in order to have their gas turned back on.

Click here to get more information from Columbia Gas. 

They anticipate that all services will be turned back on within 24 hours.

 The areas impacted are: First through 15th Street, Allen Avenue, Bertha Avnue, Bradford Drive and Bradford Way, Brokaw Avenue, Castner Avenue, Cemetery Road, Charles Street, Cherry Way, Chestnut Street, Delsandro Drive, Donora Place, Fairview Avenue, Fayette Street, Franklin Avenue, Gilmore Avenue, Grandview Avenue, Helen Avenue, Heslep Avenue, Hickory Drive, Highland Avenue, Hill Street, Ida Avenue, Kenneth Street, Kenric Avenue, Koehlar    Avenue, Lawrence Drive, Liberty Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Linden Way, Manor Road, Marelda Avenue, Market Street, Mccrea Avenue, McKean Avenue, Meade Street, Meldon Avenue, Mellon Avenue, Modisette Avenue, Mulberry Drive, Murray Avenue, Norman Avenue, Ohio Street, Orchard Avenue, Orchard Plan, Overlook Terrace, Pearl Alley, Pike Way, Prospect Avenue, Rod Way, Saint Nicholas Drive, Scott Street, Short Chestnut Street, Spragg Avenue, Strawberry Way, Sycamore Way, Teeple Avenue, Thompson Avenue, Van Pelt Street, Waddell Avenue, Walnut Street, Washington Way, Watkins Avenue, Weaver Avenue, Weaver Street, White Drive, Wire Way, Wise Street and Wood Street.

For those impacted, Columbia Gas has set up warming centers at the following locations:

  • Carrol Township Social Hall - 130 Baird Avenue, Monongahela, PA 15063
  • Carrol Township Volunteer Fire Department - 988 Route 837, Monongahela, PA 15063
  • Donora Council Chambers 603 Meldon Avenue, Donora, PA 15033

If customers are in need of transportation to the warming centers, please call: 724-379-6600.

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