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November 11, 2012

Richmond Hill Incident

The Citizens Energy Group team is saddened by the tragic loss of two lives, other injuries and the extensive property damage that occurred on Fieldfare Way on the south side of Indianapolis last night.

Citizens is participating in a joint investigation at the site of the incident with the Indianapolis Fire Department, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

Upon arriving at the scene early this morning, Citizens personnel shut off the gas main along Fieldfare Way. An initial survey of gas mains throughout the neighborhood has not identified any gas leaks.

Citizens is currently participating in the initial stages of an investigation of the incident site.


Citizens Energy Group is a Public Trust providing safe and reliable utility services to about 800,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the Indianapolis area. The Public Trust means its utilities are managed only for the benefit of customers and the community.


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