Residents Wait To Go Home After Milford FireHundreds of families in Milford still cannot return to their homes on Friday after a pipeline explosion on Thursday forced an evacuation of the entire North Texas city.
Chevron Establishes Claims Hotline After Pipeline ExplosionSome 700 Milford residents are away from home tonight. The entire town was evacuated after workers punctured a Chevron gas pipeline -- causing a huge explosion. Chevron set up a claims hotline for people forced to evacuate.
Young & Old Rushed From Homes After Pipeline ExplosionKeyshia Smith heard the explosion and watched flames rise just beyond her porch. She says, a sheriff’s deputy arrived. “Banging on the door saying, '...The pipeline is under your house. You need to go before your house explodes.’”
I-Team: Chevron Reported Dozens Of Gas Line Ruptures Since 2006Since 2006, Chevron has reported dozens of incidents where its natural gas pipelines have been hit, according to records from state and local agencies -- and the incidents have caused millions of dollars in property damage.
After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air QualityDeputies are keeping residents out of the town of Milford. Roadblocks are up at every entrance -- on the other side environmental agencies are busy testing air quality. Workers told CBS 11 News crew’s initial tests show the air is not toxic.
Evacuations In Milford After Natural Gas Pipeline ExplosionSome residents in the North Texas city of Milford are being evacuated after an explosion on Thursday morning.