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UPDATE: Barnes Crossing Road in Tupelo reopened after gas leak

A gas leak had shut down access to a retail area on the north side of Tupelo that included Cracker Barrel, Home Depot and PetSmart.

Posted: Jun 4, 2018 3:28 PM
Updated: Jun 5, 2018 11:26 AM

UPDATE at 10:34 p.m. - Barnes Crossing Rd. is now open. Cross Creek Dr. remains closed. A spokesperson for the city of Tupelo says it is not known when Cross Creek Dr. will reopen. 

Original story below.

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Traffic is being rerouted near the edge of the Barnes Crossing District near Cracker Barrel.

Firefighters are on the scene on Barnes Crossing Road just past the restaurant.

Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker says this is a gas leak. Crews are working to repair it now.

This is a developing story. This article will be updated when more information becomes available.

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