LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Fire Rescue responded early Friday morning to a gas leak near 20th Street and Rochester Avenue.
Crews were called by Atmos Energy at 1:17 a.m. for a struck gas line. Lubbock Fire Rescue said they did not know what hit the gas line.
LFR said the gas line was in an alley and had a four-inch leak. Crews monitored gas levels and made sure it did not leak into sewer lines.
Lubbock Fire Rescue said four nearby housing units were evacuated. Residents were able to return around 4:30 a.m.
EverythingLubbock.com reached out to Atmos Energy for a statement. In response, Atmos explained, “We were notified that our regulator station was hit at 20th & Rochester at approximately 2:30 a.m.” Atmos said the repairs were complete by 4:28 a.m.