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Veterans Boulevard reopens after gas leak in east Tupelo

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Updated Article - A work crew cut a gas line in the area of Veterans Boulevard in east Tupelo.

Posted: May 16, 2019 9:12 AM
Updated: May 16, 2019 1:09 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A gas leak was detected in the area north of Veterans Park in Tupelo.

Veterans Boulevard was temporarily closed from Oakview Drive to Hamm Street, according to Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker.

However, that roadway is back open, according to Tupelo city spokeswoman Leesha Faulkner.

According to an Atmos Energy representative, a work crew cut a gas line in the area.

Repair crews worked to isolate the area and cut the gas off.

According to Atmos Energy, only four customers were expected to be affected. 

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