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Gas leak closes portion of South Main Street/US 1A

Town of Wake Forest News

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along the 700 block of South Main Street/US 1A. As a result, Wake Forest Police have closed the following roads:

  • South Main Street/US 1A, from Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass to Elm Avenue

  • East Holding Avenue, from South White Street to South Main Street/US 1A

Motorists should avoid these areas and choose alternate routes.

Officials are monitoring the affected area for safety considerations. The Wake Forest Fire Department is evacuating several residents in the vicinity of the leak.

PSNC repair crews have been contacted and will work to seal off the leak. There is no timetable on when the leak will be capped.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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