Soil Now At Center Of Year-Long Investigation Into Dallas Home Explosion

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The year-long search for answers to explain a gas explosion that killed a 12-year-old girl is taking on a new method in Dallas.

Drilling going on Tuesday in neighborhoods near Dallas Love Field that could become a key indicator of what caused the explosion that killed Linda Rogers.

This is the second of four sites the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will take soil samples.

The drill rig is burrowing about 20 feet in an effort to answer the the question: Did shifting soil cause the natural gas explosion which Linda Rogers last February?

Drilling by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Dallas for soil testing (CBS 11)

The soil testing is part of the ongoing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Atmos Energy had its engineers out here while the testing is going on.

The gas utility has argued that heavy rainfall, shifting soil and aging…

Original published: 2019-03-12 16:05:28 Read the full Dallas News here

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