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Sunday, May 01, 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.