Crews completing repairs after securing downtown gas leak

VIDEO: Fire, utility crews respond to downtown gas leak
Photo Source: Live 5
Photo Source: Live 5

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Crews from SCE&G remained on the scene into the evening Thursday to complete repairs after a downtown gas leak closed a portion of Killians and Fishburn Streets.

The Charleston Fire Department responded to a call about a gas leak at approximately 3:06 p.m. according to Charleston County dispatchers.

SCE&G spokesman Patrick Flynn said a third party contractor hit a gas line while digging in the area, causing the leak. The leak was secured at 4:37 p.m., and the roads were reopened shortly thereafter, he said.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

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