Gas Leak Evacuates Apartments, Business in Midtown

ATLANTA, GA — A Midtown apartment complex and business have been evacuated due to a reported gas leak.

Ponce de Leon Avenue has also been closed, according to WSB, between Argonne and Myrtle avenues. The road closures will impact the afternoon commute.

The severed line was a two inch pipe, according to an 11Alive report. Atlanta Gas Lights crews are working to cut off the gas and repair the line.

BREAKING:Ponce De Leon Ave at Penn Ave is closed while repairs are made to a broken gas line. Evacuations of bldgs in progress. pic.twitter.com/KScV9s2uYc— SKYFOX Traffic (@SKYFOXTraffic) September 27, 2016

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