Update: City of Amarillo: City Hall Evacuated


UPDATE 2: Atmos advised leak has been stopped, area affected in downtown 1st/11th – Buchanan to Pierce.

Atmos Energy has advised the City that the gas leak has been stopped.  
The area affected is roughly from 1st to 11th Avenue between S. Buchanan and S. Pierce.
Repairs underway but no estimate of time for outage available at this point.
It is no longer necessary to avoid the area, be alert for repair crews if you do drive in the area.

UPDATE 1: Sewer construction workers hit a gas line today.

Officials say that the crew did not expect a line to be there while they were working.

City of Amarillo officials sent out information just after 4 p.m. about evacuating City Hall.

Original Story

A gas main break near 8th & Buchanan has led to the evacuation of City Hall. 

Atmos and Amarillo Fire Department are on scene.

Officials are saying to avoid the area.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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