Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

NiSource Pipeline Fire Closes West Virginia Freeway

Natural gas escaping from a pipeline owned by NiSource Inc. caused a fire that closed an interstate freeway and burned houses near Sissonville, West Virginia.

The fire was reported about 1 p.m. local time near the Lanham Compressor Station on the Columbia Gas Transmission system, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Charleston, Anna Kaplan, a spokeswoman for NiSource, wrote in an e-mail today.

Flames reached three houses and forced local officials to divert drivers from Interstate 77, said Dale Petry, Kanawha County emergency management director.

NiSource is based in Merrillville, Indiana.

“The flames were shooting across the interstate to where they couldn’t even see,” Petry said in a telephone interview.

The fire has been contained and no customers were affected, NiSource’s Kaplan wrote.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.