Savannah Fire responds to gas leak at W Bryan St., MLK Jr. Blvd.

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Crews shut down a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in downtown Savannah Monday afternoon to mitigate a gas leak.

Around 1:40 p.m., construction workers hit a 3-inch main at W Bryan St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to the Savannah Fire Department.

As a result, traffic was blocked off on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. from W Congress St. to W Saint Julian St.

No evacuations were conducted. Officials say the leak is at a construction site and the building to the south is an unoccupied structure

Firefighters remained on scene monitoring the air for potential hazards until gas company crews resolved the issue.

No one was injured or displaced in the incident, Savannah Fire officials said.

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