Gas line struck in downtown Baltimore; some areas evacuated – World Today News

Buildings were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after workers struck a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in downtown Baltimore, firefighters told 11 News. Officials said the crews hit a gas line. Firefighters were called to the scene and noted an odor of obvious natural gas in the area. Evacuations are underway at 10 Light St. and 6 St. Paul St., among others, SkyTeam 11 reported. Firefighters remain on standby awaiting the arrival of Baltimore Gas and Electric crews to begin repairs to the damaged gas line start. SkyTeam 11 video at 15:34 showed BGE crews arriving at the scene. Nobody was injured. Baltimore Street is closed between Charles Street and Light Street.

Buildings were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after workers struck a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in downtown Baltimore, firefighters told 11 News.

Firefighters said a contractor was working on an under-construction building on the East Baltimore Street unit block around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said the crews hit a gas line.

The fire brigade was called to the scene and noticed an obvious smell of natural gas in the area.

Evacuations are underway at 10 Light St. and 6 St. Paul St., among others, SkyTeam 11 reported.

Firefighters remain on standby awaiting the arrival of Baltimore Gas and Electric crews to begin repairs to the damaged gas line. SkyTeam 11 video at 15:34 showed BGE crews arriving at the scene.

Nobody was injured.

Baltimore Street is closed between Charles Street and Light Street.

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