One Ashland family gets creative during gas outage

One Ashland family gets creative during gas outage

Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 7:04 PM
Updated: Mar. 20, 2019 7:04 PM

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for growers. announcer says "watching out[a8l box newswatch 12's leah thompson is live in ashland. she shows us how people are making do without heat or hot water. [a9]avista outage day 2-live stinger some people i talked to today don't have an oven or stove because some run on gas. plus driers won't work as well. i talked to one family today about how they are keeping clean and warm during this outage. [a11]avista outage day 2-pkg dings from tea kettle brittney bass says, "this is our shower." this electric kettle is doing more than providing a hot glass cup of tea. it's how one family in ashland is showering and cleaning. jayden bass says, "and using that to like wash your face and get as clean as possible. without a shower i guess." it's day two of the gas outage in ashland. brittney bass says, "i was told yesterday at 7." leaving some people without essentials like heat and hot water. brittney bass and her daughter jayden's home pretty much runs all on gas. brittney bass says, "when i came home my husband was working on the drier because he thought the drier had gone out." "and then i told him all of ashland was out." this isn't just impacting jayden's home either. jayden says"both my works are closed." the family is getting pretty creative though using the electric kettle and finding different ways to cook food. jayden says, "grill, yeah it's warm enough that we can grill." plus they can laugh about it nat of laugh if it continues for another day or two brittney already has a plan so she can shower. brittney, "then i will be going to snap fitness in talent and taking a shower. haha" but like everyone in ashland, they're hoping the gas is restored before too long. we are keeping newswatch 12 viewers updated on this outage
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