Workers Cause Leak After Striking Gas Line in McLean

(Updated at 12:40 p.m.) Construction crews hit a gas line, causing a gas leak in McLean this morning (Wednesday).

Units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and the Arlington County Fire Department responded to the outside gas leak in the Franklin Park neighborhood at North Nottingham Street and Virginia Avenue around 10 a.m., according to a Fairfax County fire department tweet.

“Workers struck a 2-inch gas line,” the tweet said, adding that the leak did not affect nearby homes.

“Situation currently under control. Crews awaiting gas company,” the tweet said.

About 30 minutes later, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue tweeted that the leak had been stopped.

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