Several Homes Evacuated Following Gas Line Rupture
CALALLEN (Kiii News) -
Emergency crews are blocking CR 73a and Wade Street in the Calallen area following a main gas line rupture. About 15-20 residents have been evacuated from their homes. A few elderly residents who are unable to leave, remain in their homes. EMS crews are on standby if something should happen. 3 News is being kept several hundred feet back from the neighborhood for our safety. Our photographer is reporting he can still hear the hiss of the gas coming out of the ground, even though he is several hundred feet away from the scene. Crews say its an 8-10 inch pipe that has ruptured after it was struck by a back hoe.