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Firefighters, hazmat crews called out to gas line rupture

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-08 12:14:24-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Construction workers had to evacuate their work site after a gas pipeline was punctured.

The incident happened just before 9 a.m. in 7500d block of S.P.I.D. in between Ennis Joslin and Roddfield road.

According to investigators a construction crew, who had called 811 and was doing some excavation work, struck a two-inch gas line. Firefighters, hazmat crews, and city gas workers responded to the incident.

It took city employees 15 minutes to shut off the gas.

They added there was no danger to the public.