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Gas main hit, Tejon Street now open

April 2, 2014 Updated: April 2, 2014 at 11:20 am
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photo - Tejon Street is closed at Ramona Avenue after a gas main was reportedly damaged about 9 a.m., according to a tweet from the fire department. (Courtesy KOAA)
Tejon Street is closed at Ramona Avenue after a gas main was reportedly damaged about 9 a.m., according to a tweet from the fire department. (Courtesy KOAA) 

Fire crews responded to a gas main line that was hit in south Colorado Springs on Wednesday morning.

Tejon Street has been opened after being closed at Ramona Avenue after a gas main was reportedly damaged about 9 a.m., according to a tweet from the Colorado Springs Fire Department.

Colorado Springs Utilities crews clamped the gas line about 9:45 a.m. and damage is being assessed.

A contractor hit an abandoned natural gas line that was not mapped, according to utilities officials.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Check www.gazette.com for updates.

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