Crews clear gas leak in Goose Creek

City officials in Goose Creek say residents were evacuated Monday night after a gas leak
City officials in Goose Creek say residents were evacuated Monday night after a gas leak(Live 5)
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 7:10 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 8:52 PM EST
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GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCSC) - City officials in Goose Creek say residents were evacuated Monday night after a gas leak.

The gas leak was first reported around 5:45 p.m., officials say. Paul Fischer, Dominion Energy spokesperson, says a third-party contractor was doing work near Hamlet Circle when they accidentally struck and damaged a natural gas line.

Crews with Dominion Energy were able to repair the leak by 6:30 p.m.

Hamlet Circle and Norfolk Way were blocked off at the time of the incident.