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Natural gas leak forces evacuation of Gwinnett County apartments

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NORCROSS, Ga. -

A natural gas leak Monday morning forced the evacuation of several units of a Gwinnett County apartment complex.

The leak happened near the 6900 block of South Norcross Tucker Road at the Highland Walk Apartments just before 10 a.m.

A news release from the Gwinnett Fire Department states a company was digging in the area and ruptured a natural gas supply line.

The company notified Atlanta Gas Light about the accident.

Firefighters evacuated residents from several units at the apartment complex.

Atlanta Gas light workers secured the leaking 3-inch gas line at 1:30 p.m.

No one was injured in the incident.

Gwinnett County Fire is on the scene.


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