Gas leak triggers street closures in Butte

A gas leak triggers street closures in Butte

Butte police and firefighters are on scene right now working to cap a gas leak. It was first reported at 4:45 p.m., near Texas Avenue and Silver Bow Boulevard.

Street closures are in place. Texas and Shields Avenues and Civic Center Road are closed, with detours in place.

According to police, construction workers were digging under the Texas Avenue bridge when they hit a 12-inch gas service line.

No injuries are reported.

Traffic is being rerouted while cleanup is underway, which is expected to take a few more hours.

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