Gas Line Fire Injures Three

Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 05:04 PM gHale

A gas line burst into flames after workers damaged it while working on nearby water line.
Photo by Arlington Fire Department

Three people suffered injuries when a gas line burst into flames after workers damaged it while working on nearby water line in Arlington, TX, Sunday.

One Arlington firefighter is at Parkland Hospital after being injured in a gas-related fire.

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Crews were working Sunday night to repair a water line leak at the intersection of Ditto Avenue and Dugan Street.

The gas line was damaged when workers were clearing asphalt. The fire started as excess water was being pumped out to fix the gas line.

Three people in total suffered injuries, another firefighter and an Arlington water worker ended up treated and released from Parkland Hospital.



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