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Crews with Pedernales Electric Cooperative hit a Lone Star gas line just after 8 a.m. June 23 in the 1100 block of Northwood Drive while digging a hole to replace a utility pole. Emergency workers evacuated a handful of homes on the west side of the block. By 10:15 a.m.. residents returned to their houses. During the incident, police blocked off the street near Marble Falls Middle School. No injuries were reported. Staff photos by Connie Swinney