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WASHINGTON PARISH, La. - A gas line explosion occurred in Washington Parish Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal.
Officials are on the scene on Lee Road in the town of Enon. The roads one mile around the explosion are shut down, Seal said.
Florida Gas, who owns the line, shut down the gas line around 6:45 a.m., and the fire has been extinguished, officials said.
The report from the Louisiana State Police and Department of Environmental Quality Hazmat indicated the suspected cause of the explosion was a rupture of a 30 inch natural gas line, according to t