UPDATE: The 600 block of East Vermilion Street has been reopened and the scene is clear.
Lafayette firefighters and our Hazmat Team are on the scene of a gas leak in the 600 block of East Vermilion Street. The leak has been stopped. Atmos Energy is enroute to the scene to repair the pipe.
At 1:30 pm, firefighters were called out to a gas leak on East Vermilion Street. Employees with LUS were doing work and accidentally busted a small gas line. Lafayette Hazmat Team responded and quickly stopped the leak until Atmos Energy arrives in scene.
No injuries. No evacuations.
The 600 block is closed off to thru traffic until the repair is made.