Gas Line Rupture Forces Evacuation, Road Closure, 3rd in Recent Weeks
SPRING HILL – Firefighters evacuated four homes and shut down portions of Elgin Blvd, after a utilities crew punctured a propane gas line.
Officials say the incident occurred just before 1:00 p.m. in front of a residence on Elgin Blvd between Mariner Blvd and Landover Blvd.
A Hazmat team responded to assist with the incident but officials say there were no injuries as a result of the leak.
AmeriGas crews were able to shut off the valve so that repairs could be made to the pipeline.Residents were allowed to return to their homes and the roadway reopened just after 2:00 p.m.
It is not known at this time if today’s leak was caused by the same company that caused the rupture of two previous gas lines last month.
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