Gas main break forces evacuation, blocks off Canal Street

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At least two residents have been evacuated after a gas main break in south Shreveport.

Around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday workers hit a gas main while drilling in front of home in the 6400 block of Canal St. north of 70th St.

Canal St. is currently blocked off and two women who lived on the street had to be evacuated from their home.

Centerpoint Energy crews are on the scene to make repairs.

So far, there have been no reports of any injuries.

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