Broken gas line prompts evacuation

Posted at 9:58 AM, Oct 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-15 14:26:21-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Some homes along the 4600 block of Patterson Avenue were evacuated this morning after a gas line ruptured, according to Richmond Fire Lt. Robbie Hagaman. The neighbors were allowed back into their homes by 10:15 a.m.

Initial reports from the scene indicated a contractor hit the gas line.