Officials report gas is detected underneath homes near giant Louisiana sinkhole

Published: April 3rd, 2013 at 12:26 pm ET
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Assumption Parish Police Jury, 10:45 a ET: Texas Brine contractors have reported and verified that a home on a slab, located on Sauce Piquante Lane, has the presence of gas under the slab of both the home and the shed. Monitoring will continue to check for gas presence at this location.

Assumption Parish Police Jury, 11:20a ET: It has now been reported to Assumption Parish officials that a second home located on Sauce Piquante Lane has had the presence of gas found under the slab of the home.

WAFB, 12:13p ET: Gas found under slab of home near sinkhole [...] Contractors reported finding the presence of gas under a home near the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana. According to the Assumption Parish Police Jury Blog, Texas Brine verified the gas is located under the slab of both the home and the shed. The home is on Sauce Piquante Lane in Bayou Corne. Officials said monitoring will continue to check for gas at the site. [...]

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Published: April 3rd, 2013 at 12:26 pm ET
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