Update: Suffolk gas leak now clear

Posted at 4:31 PM, Oct 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-11 17:20:45-04

Update:Suffolk Fire and Rescue cleared the scene at 5:06 p.m. and all residents were permitted to return to their homes.


Suffolk crews are now on the scene of a gas leak in the 200 block of Burnetts Way, located off of Godwin Boulevard/Route 10 in the Burnetts Mill subdivision. 

They say a contractor doing work at that location notified police that a gas line had been damaged at around 3:47 p.m.  Virginia Natural Gas is also on the scene. 

Several homes in the 200 block of Burnetts Way have been evacuated, and Burnetts Way has been closed to through traffic. 

Other residents in the area should stay in place officials say.