By WECT Staff | February 2, 2021 at 2:13 PM EST – Updated February 2 at 3:35 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – One northbound and one southbound lane on Market Street were closed Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak, according to New Hanover County Fire Rescue.
The agency tweeted around 1:50 p.m. that crews are responding to the leak which was reported in the area of Greenview Drive and Market Street.
A fire official at the scene said a construction crew caused the leak after striking a six-inch gas line. A second leak was also detected by crews.
As of 3:30 p.m., both leaks have been repaired and all lanes on Market Street are expected to reopen soon.
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