Crews Puncture Gas Line at Wawa Construction Site in Florida
📅 Thu February 23, 2017 - Southeast Edition
By Olivia Hitchcock
Wawa is opening locations in West Palm Beach and Greenacres, and Palm Springs.
Construction crews hit a two-inch gas line Feb. 23 morning while they worked on a Wawa convenience store site in Greenacres, city fire officials said.
The site of a soon-to-be gas station on Lake Worth Road near the intersection with Jog Road was evacuated, Assistant Chief Brian Fuller said. Nearby businesses, buildings and stores were, as well.
An excavator hit a 2-inch natural gas line, Fuller said. By 10 a.m. the leak was contained.
Utility and gas company officials responded to the site.
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