Gas Leak Evacuates Two Businesses in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A major gas leak forced two Midland business to evacuate on Monday afternoon.

The leak happened in the 2300 block of Garden City Highway.

Witnesses tell NewsWest Nine, a work crew was using a ditcher and somehow cut through a major gas line.

Fire officials evacuated employees from Adkins Supply and Oilfield Fishing and Rental.  

ATMOS Energy crews were called in to plug up the pipe.

No one was hurt.