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Crews called to natural gas leak in Tupelo

Crews were called to a natural gas leak Monday in Tupelo.

Posted: Feb. 19, 2018 2:39 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Crews were called to a natural gas leak Monday in Tupelo.

The leak happened near the Big Oaks subdivision near Road 811 in a construction zone.

The City of Tupeo says a piece of construction equipment punched a hole in the gas line, causing the gas to spew into the air.

However, Atmos Energy says the public was never in danger.

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