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Friday, Feb 05, 2016
Brandon News

Officials: Natural gas line accidently cut in Brandon

A natural gas leak was clamped shut Friday morning shortly after construction workers accidently cut the line near a Brandon home, officials said.

No one was injured or evacuated after the leak was reported about 9:30 a.m. at 1702 Cottage Forrest Court, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.

Upon arrival, Fire Rescue personnel protected the area with fire hoses until a hazardous materials crew clamped the leak.

Workers with Tampa Electric Co. finished securing the gas line, officials said.

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