A number of properties evacuated, highway closed attributable to fuel leak in Decatur, officers say – WSB-TV Channel 2

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A number of properties have been evacuated in Decatur on Wednesday night attributable to a fuel leak.

In keeping with Atlanta Fuel Gentle, a contractor, unrelated to the corporate, was engaged on the water traces on the intersection of Kathryn Ave and Coventry Street and unintentionally hit a 6-inch fuel line.

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The intersection is now closed till additional discover.

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The hearth division evacuated 4 homes out of precaution.

“We’ve got accomplished repairs and are ready to show the fuel again on, however there’s a sewer line within the space and earlier than we are able to flip the fuel on we want the watershed division on the market to make their repairs,” a spokeswoman for Atlanta Fuel Gentle informed Channel 2 Motion Information on Thursday.

The Metropolis of Decatur launched the next assertion:

Warning: Attributable to a fuel leak, the intersection of Kathryn Ave and Coventry Street is closed to car and pedestrian site visitors till additional discover. Atlanta Fuel Gentle is presently on scene.

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Crews on website minimize the fuel and began on repairs.

As of early Thursday morning, crews are nonetheless working.

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