Break in natural gas pipeline now sealed; CR 512 reopens

FELLSMERE, Fla. - A break in a 4-inch natural gas pipeline west of Fellsmere has been sealed.

County Road 512 has been reopened. The road had been closed between Fellsmere's west city limits to Garcias boat ramp after construction workers hit a natural gas line at Florida Organic Agricultural, 15369 C.R. 512.

There was no explosion or injuries in connection with the break that happened at 9:44 a.m. Construction workers in the area were evacuated until the gas was cut off.

This will be updated as more information becomes available.

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