February 20th, 2013
06:10 PM ET

Subcontractor blamed in K.C. explosion

A construction subcontractor breached a gas line with an underground boring machine Tuesday evening, leading to a deadly explosion in Kansas City a little more than an hour later, Missouri Gas Energy Chief Operating Officer Robert Hack told a news conference on Wednesday.


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  1. Max Headroom

    Those guys get all the flack. It was just a grease fire.

    February 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banny the b

    when will the mean sprited actions of j. mcCain and l Graham stop?

    Mr. Obama won the election!

    February 20, 2013 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. stuart

    You know what. Alex and cathy told u.

    February 20, 2013 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    The city diggers hotline told them it was OK to dig there.

    February 20, 2013 at 8:22 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    A fella in our area got sued for $12, 000, for tearing up city sewer lines with one of those machines.

    February 20, 2013 at 8:24 pm | Report abuse |
  6. dazzle ©

    This sounds like it was quite the party. Glad to be a latecomer.

    February 20, 2013 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  7. banasy©

    Why on earth would you say such a stupid thing?

    February 20, 2013 at 11:51 pm | Report abuse |