Emergency Situation Happening Now

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2:15pm, Thurs., May 30 – A gas line in the vicinity of Breda, Rowena and Texas Streets has been compromised. A contractor crew working for Atmos was boring to repair one of their lines and hit a line. Atmos crews are now on site.
Family Dollar Store and Lee’s Furniture have been evacuated.
Power has been shut off to the area for safety.
Atmos Energy advises everyone to evacuate the area and follow these precautions:
•Do not flip any electrical switches
•Extinguish all fires, candles, flames (including tobacco products) immediately
•Do not use your cell phone
•Do not operate any vehicle or machinery.
The above activities could cause a spark and ignite escaping gas.
Updates will be posted as they become available.