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.


Crews on website minimize the fuel and began on repairs.

As of early Thursday morning, crews are nonetheless working.

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