Fairport Harbor 911 calls depict frantic scene of gas fires, explosion

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio - The 911 calls have been released following a series of fires in Fairport Harbor that were caused by a surge of pressure in the natural gas line Monday morning.

The recordings depict frantic people calling to report their furnaces on fire.

911 dispatchers told everyone to get out of their homes and get as far away as possible.
 

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Several buildings were reduced to rubble as a result of the fires and explosions. Clean up crews are already at the scene working to get things back to normal.

Dominion Gas crews are still hoping to gain access to 65 homes in Fairport Harbor.

State fire marshal investigators set up a mobile command center while they compile the results of their investigation.

Keep checking newsnet5.com for more information.

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PUCO fines Dominion East Ohio $500,000 following investigation of Fairport Harbor fires, explosions PUCO fines Dominion East Ohio $500,000 following investigation of Fairport Harbor fires, explosions

The PUCO has ordered Dominion East Ohio pay a $500,000 fine and take steps to ensure compliance with federal natural gas pipeline safety standards following last year's fires and explosions.