A lightning strike this past May in the Westgate neighborhood of Denton ignited a gas well and
tank battery producing a huge fire within close proximity to residences.
Residents didn’t know what to do. Some of them didn’t know there was a well so close to their
The fire department had difficulty getting to the site of the fire and city officials spoke of how
“lucky” they were in containing the blaze.
There are gas wells close to schools, neighborhoods, and churches in Denton. Would you know
what to do in the event of a gas well fire or explosion?
Please take a moment to go to frackfreedenton.com and click on “Gas Well Safety Survey”.
We and the city must be prepared. Accidents will happen.