The Canadian PressMarch 13, 2014 01:17
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The explosion that levelled two apartment buildings in New York on Wednesday, apparently because of a gas leak, prompted authorities to renew their appeals to the public to report possible gas leaks immediately.
"The issue is, do people know what to do when they smell gas," said Bob McGee of Consolidated Edison, the utility serving the affected neighbourhood in Manhattan. "It's not something you ignore."
Con Ed offers advice to its customers that is more or less universal no matter where you live: