7:20AM UPDATE: Bushland Evacuation Has Been Called Off
The Potter County Sheriff’s Department is asking the residents of Bushland to evacuate the area due to a confirmed a pipe line rupture. The leak is north of the High School.
The Prairie West sub-division is currently being evacuated. Follow the advice of local fire and law officials in your area. According to ProNews 7, 19800 Laramie Drive is the area where the leak was located.
UPDATE: The Pipe Line HAS been shut off. It will take a little bit of time for the gas to disperse. The Potter County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that the gas leak was caused by a lightning strike and is ‘a cause for concern.’
As of 7:20AM The evacuation has been called off.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.