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Cut Gas Line Explodes, Catches Fire Across From AT&T Stadium

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) - A crew drilling at a construction site in Arlington hit a gas line, causing an explosion and subsequent fire.

The accident happened in the 800 block of North Collins Street, just across from AT&T Stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play.

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The person driving the heavy equipment smelled the gas and ran away from the truck. Soon after there was an explosion and fire. There have been no reports of injuries.

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Right now natural gas crews are digging in a location a few hundred feet from the cut gas line to find a cutoff valve.

Collins Street is closed from Division Street to Randol Mill.

* This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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