Gas Leak and Evacuation in Longview

A scare for Longview residents after some tense moments and an evacuation over a gas leak. A leak at the intersection of McCann and the loop was reported around 8 o'clock Sunday night. Around nine o'clock, police blocked the streets while a hazmat crew was called in to investigate. Employees and customers at the Target and Albertson's shopping centers were evacuated for about forty minutes. No one was injured, and traffic was allowed to return to normal.