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Resource ID: #26828
Subject: Public Safety
Source: KVUE-TV (Austin, Texas)
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Date: September 23, 2014

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When a young father is killed in his own home by a gas explosion it rattled more than just his neighborhood. KVUE set out to find out not only what caused his death, but if it could happen to anyone else. What they uncovered was a decades long history of concern over cast iron gas pipes and that thousands of miles of those same pipes were still in neighborhoods across Austin, Texas and the rest of the country. Their investigation has drastically improved the safety of thousands of Central Texas homeowners and opened the door for others to learn about the pipes outside their home.

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