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Gas leak closes part of SR 141: Cause of leak unknown

KITTS HILL — An early morning natural gas leak shut down State Route 141 by County Road 105 for approximately three hours.

The leak was first reported at approximately 6 a.m., according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless.

Crews from Columbia Gas were on the scene.

“It is contained and being repaired,” Lawless said at 8:15 a.m. “It should be back to normal real soon.”

There is currently no information on what caused the leak.

“Nobody was working on the line at that time,” Lawless said.