Construction worker hospitalized with burns after gas line accident
A construction worker was hospitalized with serious burns after a gas line accident Friday.
Ocala Rescue fire crews responded to a gas line explosion on Northeast 25th Street and Northeast 36th Avenue.
Firefighters say they saw a tall column of flames burning behind a construction vehicle.
Officials say the fire started after a gas line was accidentally punctured during a routine operation.
They were able to put out the fire and secure the gas line.