Lilburn road re-opened after gas leak

The incident occurred in the 300 block of Arcado Road in Lilburn.

At about 4 p.m. Wednesday, Lilburn police and Gwinnett Firefighers arrived on the scene to investigate a 1-inch gas service line underground accidentally struck by construction workers.

There were no evacuations or injuries, Tommy Rutledge, Gwinnett Fire spokesman said in a statement.

Arcado Road between Luxomni Road and U.S. Hwy 29 was closed at that time and re-opened around 6:00 p.m.

An emergency crew from Atlanta Gas Light was able to stop the leak and the roadway was reopened around 6 p.m. Equipment at the scene included: Engine-25, Lilburn Police, and Atlanta Gas Light.

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