Garrett County and Natural Gas - Risks and Benefits

A selection of categorized links to allow one to assess the risks and benefits of gas development in Garrett Conty.

Garrett County Montage


Accidents come in various forms. This is a collection of links with accidents that that are caused by fire.

- 1705 - [December 22, 2014] - The Columbus Dispatch, Laura Arenschield - "Fracking fire points out failings"
"Phillip Keevert, the only paid firefighter in Monroe County, was working a diesel spill on the morning of June 28 when a 911 dispatcher called his cellphone about another emergency.
Keevert was out of range of the county’s radio system, so he got in his truck and drove toward town. As he got closer, the radio static gave way to snippets of conversation.
He heard the word “well.” More static. Then the word “fire.”
One tanker truck was on fire at a StatOil North America well pad in Clarington. Now, two trucks were on fire. Now, three."