gas leak http://kcur.org en Gas Leaks: What You Need To Know http://kcur.org/post/gas-leaks-what-you-need-know <p>Tuesday evening’s <a href="http://www.kcur.org/term/plaza-fire">tragic explosion</a> and fire on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City may have some asking basic questions about gas leaks.</p><p>Here’s a brief primer:</p><p>How do I know if I have a gas leak?</p><ul><li>If it’s a <strong>natural gas</strong> leak, you will smell it.</li></ul><p>It’s an unpleasant smell, like rotten eggs.</p><p>Natural gas goes through a lot of processing before it can be used as fuel.</p><p>After all the other chemicals are taken out, what’s left is <strong>methane</strong>.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:58:56 +0000 Laura Ziegler 32305 at http://kcur.org Gas Leaks: What You Need To Know Local Hospitals Provide Injury Updates On Plaza Explosion http://kcur.org/post/local-hospitals-provide-injury-updates-plaza-explosion <p>Ambulances on Tuesday night traveled with nine people injured in the explosion and fire on the Country Club Plaza to area hospitals, including St. Luke's and University of Kansas Hospital. Six injured patients walked themselves in. Officials today provided an update on the six victims still hospitalized. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:09:28 +0000 Elana Gordon & Laura Spencer 32290 at http://kcur.org Local Hospitals Provide Injury Updates On Plaza Explosion Gas Leak Causes Evacuations Downtown http://kcur.org/post/gas-leak-causes-evacuations-downtown <p>Several downtown office buildings near 11<sup>th</sup> and Main in Kansas City, Mo. have been evacuated.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:55:01 +0000 Maria Carter 22989 at http://kcur.org Gas Leak Causes Evacuations Downtown