Bulldozer runs over gas tank, causes dangerous situation in Longview neighborhood

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - On the 1300 block of Royal Lane in Longview, a major gas leak caused a scary situation Sunday. 

According to neighbors, a family was cutting down trees with a bulldozer when the driver accidentally ran over a natural gas tank around 2:30 p.m.

The Longview Fire Department responded and made sure no open flames were within a one-block radius of the leak. The department plugged the leak, and the area is now considered safe.

The Longview Fire Department says if an open flame was around, an explosion was eminent. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were necessary. 


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