Crews work to repair gas leak on Wynnton Road

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Crews are still on the scene of a gas leak in Columbus trying to fix a main break.

Fire Marshal Chief Ricky Shores said a contractor was putting in an underground line and struck a gas main.  Traffic has been blocked off from Blanford Avenue to Buena Vista Road on Wynnton Road.

A small building was evacuated as a precaution, but officials say it does not pose a danger to anyone in the area.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area for the time being as crews continue to fix the break.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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