Highway Gas Leak on U.S. 441
A major North Central Florida highway was shut down for an hour Thursday afternoon when a gas line was ruptured.
Marion County Fire Rescue tells TV 20, U.S. Highway 441 at southwest 32nd street was closed at 2:30 p.m. when a car crashed into a natural gas valve stack, rupturing a two inch line.
U.S. 441 was closed for three blocks, and people nearby were advised to shelter in place.
HazMat Technicians clamped the gas line while TECO's gas workers cut off the flow of natural gas.
No one was hurt.
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