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Gas leak closes part of Main Street in Durham

October 24, 2017

A gas leak has closed Main Street, between Briggs Avenue and Gary Street, in Durham.

Students and staff at nearby Y.E. Smith school were not endangered, according to fChris Iannuzzi, Durham’s fire chief. However, student pickup and bus departures were affected. Durham Public Schools sent out a special notification to parents with instructions for student pickup.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.