Car crashes into house in Kenmore, causes natural gas scare

Monday, September 23, 2013

According to the Bothell Reporter, when a car crashed into a home in Kenmore, it destroyed the gas meter and broke the gas line in the home. 

The quick thinking and emergency training of the homeowner averted a possibly major explosion.

(Jeff) Fjelstul noticed the car destroyed his natural gas meter and gas began filling his home. 
"I saw what I thought was smoke coming from the car," he said. "I envisioned a mushroom cloud over Kenmore. 
"One specific lesson from his trauma class kicked in - secure the scene first. 
"I ran inside and cut the power to the house and my wife called 911," he said.
That quick thinking may have saved his home, and possibly the neighborhood, as the uninterrupted gas line filled the cool night air with natural gas."

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Anonymous,  September 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM  

This accident happened a week ago.

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