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Residential block evacuated after gas line ruptured

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Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo neighborhood is evacuated after a contractor crew hit a natural gas line causing it to rupture.

Monday afternoon, the Amarillo Fire Department evacuated the entire 2500 block between Polk Street and Taylor, while Atmos Energy crews worked to fix the line.

Officials on scene say crews were able to repair the damaged line in about an hour.

The Fire Department reported no injuries on the scene.

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