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Century pipe was found to be a factor in a Sept. 2, 2008, natural gas explosion that destroyed this south Fargo home. (Forum file photo)

Xcel finds defective natural gas pipe parts in Fargo-Moorhead area

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FARGO -- After tearing up lawns last summer to replace a flawed brand of natural gas pipe, Xcel Energy is digging up some of the same yards to fix a newly installed and potentially defective pipe connector.


Letters recently went out to about 230 customers in Fargo, plus a handful in Dilworth, Moorhead and West Fargo, informing them of the repair work, Xcel spokeswoman Bonnie Lund said.

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