California Declares State Of Emergency Over Serious Gas Leak
An severe gas leak in Southern California has displaced dozens of people from their homes. The gas company responsible is facing at least 25 lawsuits.By Melissa Prax | January 8, 2016
A methane gas leak near Los Angeles has officially been declared a state of emergency. And some experts say it could cost the Southern California Gas Company more than $1 billion.
Technically methane is not poisonous, but if you breathe it in, it can displace oxygen and cause suffocation. The gas is also highly explosive. (Video via Morgan and Morgan)