At approximately 5.45 pm PST, a rupture occurred on a natural gas transmission pipeline owned and operated by Enbridge approximately 13.5 km north of Prince George, B.C. The rupture ignited at the site which is in a rural area. There are no reports of injuries as a result of the incident.
Enbridge emergency crews have responded, have isolated and are currently depressurising two natural gas transmission lines in the vicinity to contain the incident. The incident area has been cordoned off to maintain public safety.
Approximately 100 people in the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation in the vicinity have been evacuated as a precaution.
A cause will be determined following an investigation of the incident.
Safety is Enbridge’s number one priority. Enbridge is working with area communities to ensure public safety.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldpipelines.com/business-news/10102018/enbridge-responds-to-gas-pipeline-incident/