Update 12/18/18 7:23 p.m.
The city says Milford Street is now open in both directions.
Update 12/18/18 4:21 p.m.
City of Tupelo Communications Director Leesha Faulkner says one lane is open at 4:20 p.m.
Update 12/18/18 2:09 p.m.
At 1:26 p.m., the City of Tupelo posted to its Facebook page stating Milford Street will be closed one to three hours as gas crews work to repair.
See the original post below.
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - People are advised to avoid the area near the Chateau Royale Apartments due to a gas leak.
Tupelo firefighters have responded.
This is on Milford Street near the apartments.
The road is closed.
This is a developing story.