Evacuations underway after 50,000 gallons of oil spills in Bastrop County

People who live within a mile of a crude oil gas line that ruptured Thursday morning in Bastrop County have been told to evacuate.Officials with Magellan Midstream Partner said they believe approximately 1,200 barrels (50,400 gallons) of oil spilled.

The break occurred just before 9 a.m. in the 400 block of FM 20. The road is now closed.
For those being evacuated, a shelter has opened at River Valley Christian Fellowship.
The cause of the rupture remains under investigation.

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