Gas leak closes multiple Durkeeville streets

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Multiple streets in Durkeeville are closed to traffic due to a reported gas leak.

An area around JP Small Park, including 8th Street, 9th Street, Myrtle Avenue and Wilcox Street was closed to traffic after a reported gas leak, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Jacksonville Fire Rescue found a 150 pound tank with a leak and block off area roads to run hoses, according to Tom Francis with JFRD. The remaining gas in the tank was burned off and no evacuations were needed.

Roads re-opened to traffic at 3:50 p.m.


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