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Regular Photo Size Pa. Well Leaking Natural Gas, Fluids FAA Issues Flight Restriction In The Area HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania environmental officials say natural gas and drilling fluids are escaping from an out-of-control well in a remote area and there is a danger of the gas exploding. Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Dan Spadoni said Friday that no one has been reported injured and that there are no homes within a mile. He says the polluted water hasn't reached a waterway. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a flight restriction shortly after 11 a.m., saying no planes below a 1,000 feet should go within three miles. Spadoni says the accident happened late Thursday night when unexpectedly high gas pressure in the new well prevented crews from containing it.