Gas leak blocks traffic, forces businesses to evacuate

Gas leak blocks traffic, forces businesses to evacuate

Gas leak blocks traffic, forces businesses to evacuate

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Posted on December 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

NORFOLK -- Firefighters were able to secure a gas leak that blocked off traffic near West 21st Street. Several businesses were evacuated a precaution.

A spokesperson with the fire department says a contractor at Wigs 'N Things noticed a propane tank leaking shortly after 1:00 p.m. and called 911. 

Traffic was blocked in the areas of West 21st, Granby and Omohundro Avenue. 

Crews were able to burn off the fuel and secure the leak around 4:00 p.m.

No one was injured.

 

 

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