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Fire Department at the scene of gas leak in Arp

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ARP, TX (KLTV) -

Arp Fire Department is at the scene of a gas leak that occurred at a construction site.

According to Smith County officials, the leak occurred near the intersection Linwood and Barron streets, north of Highway 135. Everyone 300-800 ft downwind have been evacuated as a precaution, according to the Arp Fire Department. 

According to the Ap Fire Department, the city of Arp and contractors were placing a waterline when they came across a gas line with a service tap to a house. They broke off the tap, causing the gas leak. A crew from Centerpoint Energy is on the scene checking for concentrated areas of gas. 

A crew is on the scene working to repair the tap and fix the leak. 

According to the Arp Fire Department, no one is danger from the leak. 

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