Longview gas leak prompts emergency personnel to evacuate nearby buildings

EAST TEXAS NOW INTERVIEWS: Gas leak in Longview prompts evacuations

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - As a precautionary measure, several nearby buildings and homes have been evacuated after construction workers hit a 2-inch gas line on High Street in Longview.

The gas leak occurred in the 400 block of High Street Monday afternoon.

High Street is partially blocked, and Atmos Energy is at the scene.

The Cace Kitchen and a nearby house were evacuated as a precaution.

Longview Fire Marshal Kevin May is at the scene.

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