At approximately 7:43 p.m. on Friday, December 3, Allen Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at the Lifetime Fitness located near the intersection of State Highway 121 and Watters Rd. First responders arrived to find a single vehicle which had struck a gas line outside the building. The driver was transported by helicopter to a Plano hospital and the building was safely evacuated. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
CoServ gas crews arrived shortly after the fire was reported and stopped the flow of gas shortly after 10:15 p.m. The fire was extinguished shortly after. Drivers are asked to avoid the immediate area as investigation and cleanup continues.