Gas line ruptures near Bridgeport construction zone

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A gas line ruptured near a construction zone in Bridgeport Tuesday, officials say.

It happened in the area of the 2,600 block of Park Avenue.

People were evacuated from nearby buildings during the incident.

Southern Connecticut Gas was called in.

Fire officials say a nearby construction site may have triggered the line to burst at the time of the incident.

No injuries were reported.

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