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Gas leak shut off at Kroger shopping center on 138
Nearby businesses evacuated, likely until 1 p.m.
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UPDATE (Feb. 11, 11:27 a.m.): The gas leak has been shut off by the gas company, according RCFD Deputy Chief Mike Lee.


(Feb. 11, 11:21 a.m.): Nearby businesses may be closed until 1 p.m., according to a Kroger store manager.


(Feb. 11, 10:53 a.m.) A gas leak was detected near Kroger on Ga. Highway 138 and Flat Shoals Road, causing nearby businesses to be evacuated this morning.

Fire units are on site and the gas company has been notified and is on its way, according to Rockdale County Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Mike Lee.

The leak, which is reportedly coming from a 2-inch gas line, was detected shortly after 10:30 a.m. today near the back driveway near a beauty supply store after public works crews did work in that area.

Vehicles are barred from coming in or out of the parking lot, with the assistance of Conyers Police.

Check back to for updates.