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Amarillo City Hall Evacuated

Amarillo City Hall was evacuated this afternoon after City officials reported a gas line break in the area.

It was announced early on Wednesday afternoon that those inside of City Hall had been evacuated after a gas line break was reported. Representatives from Atmos Energy and Amarillo Fire Department and Amarillo Police units were on scene shortly after the leak was discovered.

Amarillo Fire Department confirmed this afternoon that the leak had been stopped, as of 1:44pm and normal operations resumed at City Hall.

The leak began when the City of Amarillo's water department hit the gas line while doing work underground.

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