Attala County medical clinic evacuated - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Attala County medical clinic evacuated

Posted: Updated:

ATTALA COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A ruptured gas line forces the evacuation of an Attala County clinic Wednesday morning.

Just before 8 a.m., city work crews in Kosciusko struck a gas line while moving a guide wire on a light pole.

Patients and workers at the Kosciusko Medical Clinic on Highway 12 West were evacuated and taken to the parking lot of Montfort Jones Hospital.

This video comes to us courtesy of Kosyonline.com.

Crews were able to dig a hole next to the line and seal it off until repairs could be made.

By 8:45 a.m., everyone was allowed back into the clinic.

©2010 WLBT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow