Two Texas firefighters, water utility worker injured, hospitalized in natural gas leak

  • Source: Fort Worth Star-Teleram
  • Published: 04/16/2018 12:00 AM

Two Arlington firefighters and a Arlington Water Utilities crew member were injured while responding to a gas leak that occurred Sunday afternoon in central Arlington. All three were transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The extent of their injuries is not known. According to Arlington Fire Department spokesman Mike Joiner, Arlington Water Utilities crews were repairing a water line leak at the intersection of Ditto Avenue and Dugan Street. As they cleared asphalt to begin excavation, an Atmos gas line was impacted. Joiner said the crews stopped work and contacted Atmos Energy and the Arlington Fire Department.


We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and (read more)
ship name
no comments have been added

Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe