ATMOS contains gas leak, residents allowed back in home - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

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ATMOS contains gas leak, residents allowed back in home

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

ATMOS energy company has been able to contain a gas leak near 1805 M.L.K Jr. Blvd. at around noon today.

Four homes, 19 residents, who live downwind from the gas leak were evacuated but have since been able to re-enter the homes. The evacuated residents are being picked up by City Bus at East 19th Street where it turns into Spruce Ave.

The initial response was prompted by a natural gas leak after a utility crew hit a pipe at around 9:45 a.m. Five houses and one business facility were evacuated immediately after the incident happened.

The area has since been cleared. 

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