Fire in Prescott after truck ruptures natural gas line

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) -- Prescott authorities were on the scene of a fire that began after a truck reportedly ruptured a natural gas line in northwest Prescott.


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It happened about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday on Iron Springs Road, the main street into the west side of Prescott. Prescott Emergency Services Director Darrell Willis said thefire engulfed several service vehicles. No injuries were reported. Natural gas service was shut off in the area for a few hours.

The blaze caused problems for motorists who dealth with traffic for hours until officers led them through a detour..