Homes evacuated due to Suffolk gas leak

Posted at 10:34 AM, May 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-16 10:34:39-04

Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Fire and Rescue crews and police are currently on the scene of a gas leak in the 200 block of North Division Street in the downtown area.

A contractor struck a gas line while digging in the area, and dispatch was notified at 9:58 a.m. Thursday morning.

Three nearby homes have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.

Virginia Natural Gas crews are en route.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.