(Updated at 5:30 p.m.) Residents have been evacuated from homes in the Rock Spring neighborhood due to a “major outside gas leak.”
Williamsburg Blvd is currently closed between George Mason Drive and N. Harrison Street, near Williamsburg Middle School.
Initial reports suggest that workers digging up part of Williamsburg Blvd struck a large, 12-inch gas line. A crew from Washington Gas is on scene working to stop the leak.
“Residents closest to the leak will be evacuated,” the Arlington County Fire Department said. “Only evacuate if required to do so by firefighters.”
#Alert: Multiple units are on scene of a major outside gas leak in the 5100blk of Williamsburg Bl. Residents in the area will smell an odor of gas. Residents closest to the leak will be evacuated. ONLY evacuate if required to do so by firefighters. @washingtongas is on on scene. pic.twitter.com/1BezkzMKJb
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) October 8, 2020
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