Gas leak explosion in Springfield injures multiple workers, damages cars

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — An active gas leak in Springfield, Virginia injured multiple workers and damaged several cars in the area. Utility crews using a backhoe caused a gas line to explode and catch fire on the 8500 block of Hooes Road.

Around 12:31 p.m. the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and the Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services were sent to Hooes Road for reports of an explosion. A Washington Gas crew had been excavating an underground gas line in the street when…Read More

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