WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — One week after a home caught fire near the CCAC campus in West Mifflin, a family who lives on a nearby street is still displaced, even though their home wasn’t damaged.

The Kellington family lives on Lebanon Valley School Road, just a few homes down from the house that caught fire. Crews found elevated gas levels in their residence.

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Test results show that the gas came from an old gas well on or near the property and not from a gas line.

The family cannot enter their home until the state can fix the leak.

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“I kind of didn’t think it was Equitable Gas’s problem from the get-go. We never smelled any gas smell, but my family – especially my wife, who works in my basement every day – was complaining of headaches for quite a while,” said Nick Kellington. “We don’t know when we’re ever going to get back in our home. We don’t have all the things we need for our kids.”

Family and friends are pitching in to help the Kellington family, but their homeowners insurance isn’t covering the loss.

In the meantime, they are staying in temporary housing.

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