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KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) A construction backhoe hit a gas line in a West Knoxville neighborhood.
Knoxville Fire Department Haz-Mat crews and KUB were called to scene of the leak on Ellisville Lane around 10:45 a.m. That's in a subdivison just west of Piney Grove Church Lane.
There were no evacuations.
KUB Spokesperson Jennifer Holder says the leak was controlled and the repair made by noon,
No customers lost gas service as a result of the incident.
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