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20 homes evacuated after city crew hits gas line

(Source: KCBD) (Source: KCBD)
(Source: KCBD) (Source: KCBD)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

About 20 homes were evacuated on Friday morning after a natural gas leak prompted responses from emergency officials.

Officials with the Lubbock Fire Department said it responded at about 10:35 a.m. in response to a natural gas leak near the 2400 block of 24th St. Homes on the south side of 24th and 25th streets were evacuated as a precautionary measure.

Crews from Atmos Energy were able to plug the leak, according to LFR, at around 2:15 p.m. After that residents were allowed back into their homes. 

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