Rest In Peace Jason Smith

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Today, our friend and brother, Jason Smith passed away from complications following a heart attack. Jason is preceded in death by his father Curtis Smith and survived by his mother Mary Lou, his sister Jenifer, his boys Kyle & Hunter, niece Eevee, daughter Lauren Holiday and son Dalton Ballard. Jason worked for the City of Crescent several times during his career, most recently he was in charge of the parks department. Jason also worked for EMI mitigating hazardous materials sites and Bostick Services providing oil field services. Jason faithfully served the residents of Crescent for more than 20 years as a volunteer firefighter at Crescent Fire Department, rising to the rank of Captain. He also volunteered on the Crescent Ambulance service, working as an EMT for a number of years. Jason loved everything about the fire service and was proud of his contribution to the department. Jason was a devoted father and frequently spoke with pride about his kids and his niece. Jason past away just after noon today, surrounded by family, friends, and his brother firefighters. Despite the pain of our loss, we are joyful in the faith that he has rejoined his dad Curtis and our Heavenly Father.

Trash Service Delayed

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Thursday trash service is delayed due to weather until tomorrow…Friday, February 8th.   Bulk pickup (normally 2nd Saturday) will be delayed until Tuesday February 12th.  Tuesday trash service is not expected to be effected.

Stay warm!

Gas Leak

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Update Thursday 4:00 PM. Service to the school is expected to be restored sometime tomorrow.  Students should be able to return to warm classrooms on Monday.

 

Update 7:45 PM.  Hard working ONG crews continue to work to restore services for the school.  Residential customers did not lose service during the leak.

 

Update 6:00 PM.  Crews are continuing to make repairs to the damaged gas line.  The leak is contained at this time, and crews are continuing to make repairs to stop the leak this evening.  Permanent repair will be made tomorrow.

 

Update 2:00 PM School is cancelled Thursday February 7th. School administration expect class to resume Monday February 11th.

 

** For immediate release **

02/06/2019

Around 11 AM Crescent Police Department and Crescent Fire Department responded to the Crescent Public School campus near the intersection of E. Jefferson and N. Elm on a report of a gas leak.

The gas leak was identified as a major gas leak caused by construction crews working on the school campus. Approximately 550 students been evacuated. Students K – 6 were evacuated to CrossPointe Assembly Church and students 7-12 were evacuated to the big gymnasium on the east side of the school campus.

Miller EMS is on scene standing by. There have been no injuries reported at this time.

Oklahoma Natural Gas is working to stop the leak and repair the line. They are also monitoring conditions around the school.

At this time no residences need to be evacuated.

The school is requesting that parents pick up their children if possible.

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