Gas line ruptured on WKU campus

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Associated Press

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 18 at 10:01 PM

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A gas line has been ruptured on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green prompting the evacuation of residence halls and a parking structure.

The Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/1qOsfgS ) that crews from Atmos Energy were installing a sidewalk Friday morning when they hit a major gas line.

Bowling Green Fire Department and Western Kentucky University Police blocked traffic from entering campus at University Boulevard. Multiple other buildings, including nearby residence halls and a parking structure were evacuated.

There were no reports of injuries.

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Information from: Daily News, http://www.bgdailynews.com

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