Construction Worker Damages A Gas Line In Burkburnett

A gas leak caused evacuations in Burkburnett Thursday.

Burkburnett fire department said a construction worker damaged a three inch natural gas line, causing a leak and strong odor of gas in the area of Avenue B and East 4th Street.

Three businesses nearby were evacuated as a precaution.

Police secured a city block near the site of the leak as they waited for repair crews. Atmos gas quickly got a crew on scene and the line was completely repaired.