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One injured in gas line explosion on US Air Force Academy property

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One person was injured in a gas line explosion on Air Force Academy property Tuesday morning.

Initial reports indicate a crew was working on a water line project when they accidentally hit a gas line. The work site was near the intersection of Douglas Loop and Interior Drive in the Douglas Valley Housing area.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including the Air Force Academy fire personnel, Colorado Springs Fire Department and utility crews.

The Academy said it is investigating the cause of the explosion and "the extent of any possible damage."

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