Gas leak closes section of Wedgewood Commons parking lot in Stuart

Martin County Fire Rescue on Tuesday is investigating a gas leak at Wedgewood Commons , according to a news release.

About 10:27 a.m., fire rescue received a report of a damaged and leaking underground propane tank at 3500 S.E. U.S. 1. A construction crew working near the former Jersey Diner struck a large, underground tank.

No businesses have been evacuated. However, officials are keeping traffic away from the area near the tanker until the leak is stopped.

Firefighters are preparing to burn off excess gas.

No injuries have been reported.

This story will be updated.

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