Gas line punctured near downtown Tulsa; authorities say no danger

Posted at 3:34 PM, Oct 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 16:34:57-04

TULSA - A 2-inch natural gas pipeline was punctured near downtown Tulsa on Monday afternoon, natural gas was shooting up in the air, but authorities say there is no danger at this point.

Tulsa Fire Department, a hazmat crew and ONG arrived at the scene and were working on getting the pipleline repaired. The break was called in to TFD at approximately 2:40 p.m.

"We're working on getting it fixed," said ONG spokeswoman Cherokee Ballard. "All we know at this point is that a third party hit the pipe and it broke."

The puncture happened in the 3rd and Frankfort area on the outskirts of downtown. There is construction in the area. Third St. was temporarily closed at the site.

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