UPDATE: Gas leak secure in Norfolk

Posted at 9:22 AM, Aug 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-22 10:16:53-04

UPDATE: The gas leak has been secured. Units are conducting air quality sampling in the surrounding area and buildings before people are allowed back into the affected buildings.

Norfolk, Va. – About 80-100 people have been evacuated after a gas leak at Azalea Garden Road and Village Ave. in Norfolk.

Fire crews evacuated three buildings at Bauer Compressor after a contractor struck the 2-inch gas line. The 4800 block of Village is closed in both directions while crews work to secure the line.

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