UPDATE: Emergency crews responding gas leak at 1400 block of South Main/1A

Contributed to WSJ by the Town of Wake Forest

UPDATE: Police officers cleared the scene at 3:19 pm, Thursday. The cause of the gas leak has not been determined.

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along the 1400 block of South Main Street/US 1A – between Windsor Drive and Forbes Road. The cause of the leak is unknown.

Traffic is blocked along both directions of South Main Street/US 1A. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and choose an alternate route.

PSNC crews are working to seal off the leak, but there is no timetable on when the road will reopen.

Officials are monitoring the affected area for safety considerations, but as of now there are no plans to evacuate residents who live in the area.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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