December 7, 2021

Gas leak contained in the City of Franklin Monday

(Franklin, GA) — Chief Kevin Hannah of the Franklin Police Department confirmed yesterday that crews responded to a gas leak at the corner of College and Maple Streets in the city near Heard High.

Around 5:30 PM Monday some residents in the immediate area were evacuated from their residences and Main Street was closed for short time period.

The leak occurred when a grading crew struck a buried gas line.

Atlanta Gas Light crews were able to contain the leak by about 6:45 PM and residents were able to return to their homes.

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