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Natural gas leak causes road closures in Columbia County

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

UPDATE: The gas leak has been contained and one lane of the road is now open to traffic.  Crews will continue to work on the line but it is contained.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Crews are responding to a natural gas leak in the West Lake Subdivision. Columbia County Emergency Management officials say the leak will temporarily close High Hampton Drive to Winged Foot Drive for approximately three hours.

Motorists should avoid this area until around 1pm Thursday.  There are no evacuations at this time.  Atlanta Gas Light repair crews are on the way and Columbia County Fire Rescue is on the scene.

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