PSC to hear settlement proposal in Clinch County blast

HOMERVILLE — The state Public Service Commission will meet Tuesday morning to decide whether to accept a settlement agreement arising from a natural gas explosion that leveled a Homerville business and injured three women.

On Aug. 17, 2018, a construction crew burying fiber optic lines hit a gas line, according to a statement from the Georgia Office of Insurance and Fire Safety. Atlanta Gas Light responded and capped the leak.

Then, several minutes later, the Coffee Corner, 112 E. Dame Ave., exploded, the statement said. Two employees and a customer were taken to the Shands Hospital burn unit in Gainesville, Fla…read more

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