Intersection of Pungo Lake Court and Barcroft Lake Drive reopen in Leland following gas line puncture
LELAND, N.C. (WECT) - The Leland Police Department has announced that the intersection of Pungo Lake Court and Barcroft Lake Drive is now reopened following a gas line puncture in the area.
Previously, at 10:55 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, the intersection was closed and four homes were evacuated due to the puncture.
“The leak has been repaired and residents are returning to their homes. Thanks to Leland Fire/Rescue for all their help!” states the announcement from Leland PD. “Pedestrian and vehicle traffic can return to normal.”
Piedmont Natural Gas and Leland Fire/Rescue were present at the scene. The public had been asked to avoid the area while crews worked to resolve the issue.
A representative with Leland Fire/Rescue told WECT personnel at the scene that a supply line for the neighborhood had been struck by an excavator.
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