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Black Hills Energy informs Saratoga Town Council of gas emergency protocols

In the past two years, Saratoga has experienced three significant gas events which have required the presence of emergency responders.

At the July 20 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, representatives from Black Hills Energy were in attendance to explain their policy regarding emergency gas events. The most recent one was a gas meter strike in June of this year, which resulted in a shelter-in-place notification through Carbon County’s AlertSense program.

In November 2019, two gas leaks resulted in two evacuations. One leak, at a vacant lot across the street from Kum & Go, led to nearby resi...


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