Roads closed, businesses evacuated due to Suffolk gas leak

Roads closed, businesses evacuated due to Suffolk gas leak

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Roads closed, businesses evacuated due to Suffolk gas leak

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 3:59 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 3:21 PM

Suffolk Gas Leak

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SUFFOLK -- Crews responded to a gas leak at the intersection of Bridge and Bennett's Pasture roads in Suffolk around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police were notified that a gas line had been damaged by a contractor working at the location.

Bennett’s Pasture Road northbound and Route 17 southbound were closed and Bennett’s Creek Shoppes were evacuated.

The Suffolk Public Schools’ bus garage was also notified.

Columbia Gas responded to the scene.

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