Probe into Attleboro gas leak ends, but questions remain

ATTLEBORO — A city council probe into a natural gas leak which forced the midnight evacuation of three homes on Torrey Street and prompted one firefighter to tell a resident they were “five minutes from heaven,” has been closed, but questions remain about the cause of the leak.

The inquiry was ended after water Superintendent Kourtney Wunschel testified before councilors last week and announced a new rule that will require road crews repairing or installing water mains to call 9-1-1 when they hit a marked or unmarked gas line…read more

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