TAMPA, Fla. — Drivers are being advised to seek alternate routes as Tampa Fire Rescue responds to a gas rupture at the intersection of Kennedy and S. Boulevard. Kennedy Boulevard has reopened to traffic as a portion of S. Boulevard between Kennedy and Cleveland Avenue remains closed.
The rupture appears to be near a Chevron gas station at the intersection and multiple Tampa Fire Rescue crews have responded, according to an ABC Action News crew on the scene.
TECO Gas is now performing a repair on the ruptured line.
Surrounding businesses have been advised to shelter in place until the issue is resolved.
The duration of the closure is unknown, at this time. For a full traffic map, head over to the ABC Action News traffic section.
Tampa Fire Rescue on scene of a gas line rupture on South Boulevard.
⚠️ Road closure at Kennedy and S. Boulevard. Drivers should find alternate routes.⚠️ pic.twitter.com/Z7ImTVXDwG
— Tampa Fire Rescue (@TampaFireRescue) April 22, 2022
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