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UPDATE: Crews working to repair gas leak in Columbus

This article has been updated.

Posted: Dec 31, 2018 2:11 PM
Updated: Dec 31, 2018 4:15 PM

Update 12/31/18 4:14 p.m.

Atmos Energy tells WTVA they are working on repairing the damaged items. They hope to have this completed by 6 p.m.

All customers have gas.

Update 12/31/18 2:47 p.m.

According to a City of Columbus spokesperson, this scene has been contained and the area is open while repairs are completed.

Update 12/31/18 2:27 p.m.

Atmos Energy says this repair will take at least two more hours as of this update. People are urged to avoid the area.

No injuries reported.

See the original post below. 

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Crews are working to resolve a gas leak in Columbus.

City officials say a car hit a gas line at 13 Street North and 10th Avenue North and left the scene. This was at approximately 1:15 p.m.

A car bumper and a headlight were found at the scene.

Atmos Energy is on the scene and the road should be open momentarily.

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