BREAKING: Gas leak reported near Kinnett Stadium

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Officials are on the scene of a gas leak near Kinnett Stadium on South Stadium Drive in Columbus.

We have a crew on the scene, who reports the area is blocked off.

Columbus Fire Marshal Ricky Shores says the call came in at about 5:45 p.m. Liberty Utilities is on the scene repairing a gas leak in the road after a construction crew accidentally struck a gas line. Shores also said the firetrucks on the scene are standing by as a precaution.

In the meantime, t you'll want to avoid traveling through the area.

Stay tuned for more details.

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