FIRST ON WITN: Gas Leak Capped In Trenton


Crews have capped a natural gas leak in Jones County.

Jones County Emergency Management Director Eric Merrit said that a contractor was working on sewer line replacements at the intersection of Market and Jones streets when they accidentally ruptured the natural gas line around 12:45 today.

The courthouse, jail, tax office and post office were all evacuated as a precaution.

Traffic on Highway 58 through Trenton was rerouted until the gas leak was stopped.

Piedmont Natural Gas came in and capped the line and the "all clear" was given around 2:45 p.m.


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