City Says Pipeline Crew Hit Gas Line in South Lubbock Thursday

City management confirmed that a City of Lubbock pipeline crew was performing emergency repairs on a sanitary sewer line in the alley near Indiana and 89th Street Thursday, March 10. This pipeline work resulted in a ruptured gas line that lead to nearby evacuations, an explosion at 3307 89th Street and significant damage to that property.

This is preliminary information. As of time of release, the City of Lubbock is investigating events that caused the rupture of the gas main along with the resulting damage to the nearby structure.



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