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FD: Homes temporarily evacuated after truck hit gas line during Fountain Inn crash

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Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18) Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18)
Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18) Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18)
Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18) Homes temporarily evacuated after truck crashed into gas line in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina/ 5/5/18)
FOUNTAIN INN, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Dispatchers said police responded to a crash in Fountain Inn on Saturday.

The incident happened on Very Fine Drive in the Country Gardens subdivision.

A witness told FOX Carolina that a driver had crashed into a tree and hit a natural gas line. The witness also said residents were asked to evacuate their homes. 

Officials with Fountain Inn Fire Department said four or five houses were evacuated after a truck hit a gas meter to a home on Very Fine Drive.

One person, who was inside the truck involved in the crash, was injured and transported to the hospital, said fire officials.

Crews said gas could be smelled in the air, and is now cut off so residents are able to return to their homes.

The fire department is on scene digging up the gas line at this time. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Stay with FOX Carolina for the latest.

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