Construction crews rupture gas line, closes road along Palmetto

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A section of Milam Dairy Road has been closed down due to a gas leak, Thursday afternoon.

7’s Skyforce HD flew over the scene, near the Palmetto Expressway, along Northwest 12th Street, as officials tended to the gas line rupture.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and police, along with crews from the gas company are on the scene.

Officials have cleared the area and have blocked the street from Milam Dairy Road west to 79th Avenue.

Workers were using equipment along the Dolphin Expressway to put pipes underground when they struck the six-inch gas main. That’s when gas began to come up out of the ground.

Crews are currently looking for a valve to shut the gas down.

No evacuations, no injuries or bad traffic was caused due to the incident.

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