Gas leak shuts down part of Menge Ave. - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Gas leak shuts down part of Menge Ave.

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

A gas leak has shut down part of Menge Avenue. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department tells WLOX News the leak is somewhere on Menge Avenue between Dale Road and Derrick Road.

Residents in that area reported smelling gas Monday afternoon. Officials are still searching for the source of the leak. But they said the gas is dissipating quickly.

They said the gas does not pose a danger to people in the area and no evacuation has been ordered.

The area of Menge will be closed at least until 5pm Monday afternoon.

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