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ETX gas explosion sends one worker to hospital

TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -

A gas explosion in an East Texas city late Thursday night sent one man to an area hospital.

Texarkana police said a sub-contractor was working on a gas line at Summerhill Road and Parker Road, where the explosion happened. He was taken to Wadley Regional Medical Center with burns to his arm and was later released.

The explosion happened about 6:30 p.m. Texarkana, Texas firefighters had the resulting fire under control quickly.

CenterPoint Energy crews responded to the scene and were working to turn off a gas valve on the line.

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