Update (6:26 p.m.): Collins Hill Road has been re-opened and the gas leak has been stopped, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services said. No injuries have been reported in connection with the leak.
Original story (3:19 p.m.): A Lawrenceville street has been closed due to a gas leak, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services said.
Collins Hill Road between Old Peachtree Road and Collins Glen Court in Lawrenceville was closed around 3 p.m. due to the gas leak, the fire department said. That stretch of road is about one-fifth of a mile long.
The fire department’s hazmat (hazardous materials) team has responded to the gas leak. The leak was caused by a construction crew that hit a gas line, the fire department said.
The leak area is between Rock Springs Park and multiple residential subdivisions. No evacuations are necessary and residents should shelter in place until the leak is stopped.
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