ENSTAR Damage On The Kenai Peninsula Was Minimal After Quake

first_imgLindsay Hobson a spokesperson for ENSTAR says the damage on the Kenai Peninsula was minimal, and that’s good news: “We put that message out, and we had about 20-30 calls from the Kenai Peninsula with customers concerned about possible gas leaks.”  ENSTAR brought in help from their affiliate in Michigan to send additional gas utility employees to assist with the orders and help survey our 3,488 miles of pipeline to detect natural gas leaks. Between the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley the company has taken in over 1,400 leak orders since Friday. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享ENSTAR put the call out for customers to report signs of gas leaks following the 7.0 earthquake that struck South Central Alaska on November 30.center_img According to Hobson the company called in additional assistance to assist with inspecting homes: “We brought some gas utility workers up from the lower 48 to help us with some major response efforts in the Anchorage area, as well as employees from the Kenai Peninsula. We are very grateful to those Kenai Peninsula ENSTAR employees who traveled up to Anchorage.”  The company is encouraging customers to inspect gas lines in their homes. Enstar is also reminding homeowners to call the Alaska Digline at 811 before starting any repair projects requiring digging.last_img