Sarasota County

Intersection of Fruitville Rd, Honore Ave open in Sarasota after gas line rupture

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - A gas line rupture closed an intersection in Sarasota for a time on Wednesday.

A gas line was struck by a contractor at the northeast corner of Fruitville Road and Honore Avenue. 

Those within one square block around the leak were asked to shelter in place as the break was being fixed.

Crews have capped the 4-inch line where it was punctured.

The area reopened around 8 p.m. Wednesday evening.

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