Worker injured after rupturing gas line

March 5, 2009 3:30:02 AM PST
A man was severely burned when a ruptured gas line burst into flames.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

AT&T says one of its workers was digging in the backyard of a home in Atascocita yesterday. He accidentally hit the gas line, which erupted into a ball of fire. The worker suffered second-degree burns over 20 percent of his body.

His condition is unknown.

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