ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Two Arlington firefighters and a city water worker were injured Sunday in a fire started when a gas line was struck.
Officials say Arlington water utilities crews were repairing a water line leak at the intersection of Ditto Avenue and Dugan Street. As they were clearing the way to begin repairs, an Atmos gas line was struck.READ MORE: Duncanville Basketball Star Anthony Black Stays Positive Despite Ongoing Legal Battle Over Eligibility
As excess water was being pumped out so that repairs could be made to the gas line, the gas ignited into flames.READ MORE: ‘It’s A Great Concern For Us’ Ukrainians In North Texas Worried About Possible Russian Invasion.
According to officials, two Arlington firefighters and a water worker were injured and transported to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.MORE NEWS: Suspect In DeSoto Sunday Morning Fatal Shooting In Custody, Victim Not Yet ID'd
Assistant Fire Chief Jim Self said the firefighters suffered minor first-degree burns to face and hands. They are in stable condition.