DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people were injured after a gas line explosion near Highland Park High School Saturday morning, officials said.
Officials in University Park said fire units responded to the explosion in the 6600 block of Westchester at around 9:30 a.m. Atmos crews had been in the area repairing a gas main, according to officials.READ MORE: Cook Children's Explains Its Canceling Of Elective Surgeries Due To Spike In COVID-19 Cases
Gas line explosion update –
Flames have been extinguished. Fire crews will be leaving the scene within the next hour. The two Atmos personnel that were transported to the hospital are in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/KEhNUOYwJ0READ MORE: 'They've Missed So Much Already': North Texas Parents Plan Homecoming Dance After School District Cancels Due To COVID-19
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Two Atmos workers were transported to a hospital and are currently stable, officials said.MORE NEWS: Gov. Abbott Signs $2B Texas Border Security Bill Into Law In Fort Worth
At around 12 p.m., officials tweeted that the flames were extinguished. There were no other areas affected by the explosion.