Gas leak closes King Street

Charleston, SC (WCSC) - A construction crew working on King Street near Wentworth Street ruptured a gas line in the course of its work.  South Carolina Electric and Gas officials and the Charleston Fire Department are on the scene.

King Street is closed from Calhoun Street to Market Street.  Wentworth Street is closed from St. Philip Street to Meeting Street.  George Street is closed from Coming Street to Meeting Street.  And St. Philip is closed between Calhoun and Wentworth.  The accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. Friday.  Repairs are expected to be finished by 6 p.m.

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