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Gas line hit; evacuations ordered in Scott

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Posted at 4:19 PM, Mar 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-28 17:29:50-04

A school was dismissed early and two businesses were evacuated this afternoon after a gas line was punctured by a construction crew working along Cameron Street.

Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier says there were no injuries and his crew is on the scene monitoring air quality. At about 4:15 p.m. he said the work to repair the gas line should be complete by 6:15 p.m.

A crew was relocating some electrical poles when they punctured a two-inch gas line, he said.

L. Leo Judice Elementary School was dismissed early, and a bank and store/gas station were shut down and evacuated, he said.