LELAND, NC (WECT) – Several businesses on Industrial Boulevard in Leland were evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak in the area, according to Fire Chief John Grimes.
Grimes said workers were doing construction in the area when they hit a gas line.
According to the fire chief, 8-10 businesses were evacuated as a precautionary measure and no injuries have been reported.
Fire crews are expected to be on the scene until about 4:30 p.m.
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