Gas valve malfunction causing issues for parts of Trinidad

Posted at 12:20 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 14:28:24-04

TRINIDAD – Residents in select areas of Trinidad are experiencing gas utility related issues due to a malfunctioning valve in the city’s distribution system.

According to a release from the City of Trinidad:

“Customers located along Santa Fe Trail beginning at Adams Street continuing south along Santa Fe Trail to include the Allendale area will be or currently may be experiencing gas related issues with their gas service due to a malfunctioning valve…”

The release also encourages those who are experiencing malfunctions to call the city offices saying, “It is imperative that you contact the [city] at (719) 846-9843 OR (719) 846-2266 and provide your name, address, and phone number.”

A statement from the city’s offices indicates that more than 100 residents have reported a gas issue as of noon.

The city believes the issue will be resolved quickly and currently has crews working to address the needs of impacted customers.