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Gas leak on Palm Beach causes evacuations, road closures

A construction company cut a six-inch gas line
Posted at 5:12 PM, Dec 05, 2016

A gas leak in downtown Palm Beach caused several road closures Monday afternoon.

A construction company cut a six-inch gas line at South County Rd and Brazilian Ct around 2:00 p.m., according to Palm Beach County Fire.

Traffic at Royal Palm and Brazilian at South County Rd is being re-routed for several hours.

Some businesses in the area have been evacuated because of the gas leak.

The gas company was working to repair the line.