GARLAND, Texas (CBS11) – A contractor crew doing work damaged a four-inch natural gas line in Garland causing approximately 175 homes to be without gas service and 29 homes being evacuated.
As of 5:15 p.m. customers were able to return home.READ MORE: Possible Human Remains Found Near Paul Quinn College In Dallas
By 9:00 p.m. Atmos Energy crews were finished making repairs and technicians went door-to-door to restore gas service.READ MORE: 'Fort Worth's Fourth' Returns To Panther Island Pavilion With Some Modifications
The work being done at the intersection of Larry Drive and Parkmont Drive Thursday afternoon was unrelated to Atmos Energy according to the natural gas provider.
The Garland Fire Department said gas leaked into the sewer system.MORE NEWS: Tax Refund Delays Grow As Filing Deadline Gets Closer
There were no reports of injuries.