People evacuated during gas leak
Published 5:59 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Several people were evacuated from their homes, and others told to shelter in place, during a gas leak on Tuesday.
Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene in the 100 block of Creek Front Lane in the Retreat at Creekside Village neighborhood, according to a city press release. The call was received at 11:59 a.m.
A construction crew reportedly hit a 2-inch gas line, according to the press release, and Columbia Natural Gas responded to secure the leak.
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Four residents from three nearby homes were evacuated to the clubhouse, and they were permitted to return prior to 2 p.m. Other residents in the immediate area were told to shelter in place. No injuries were reported.