U.S. 19 now open after gas leak capped

Palm Harbor, FL - UPDATE: The gas leak has been capped. All lanes are now open.

Original Story:

Pinellas County Fire Rescue, Sheriff's deputies and Clearwater Gas Company are on the scene of a gas leak in Palm Harbor.

A construction crew cut through a gas line at 33805 U.S. Hwy 19 North at Nebraska Avenue in Palm Harbor.

At this time all northbound lanes of US 19 at Nebraska Avenue are closed to traffic; as well as all east and westbound lanes of Nebraska Avenue.

Deputies also tell us that the nearby McDonald's at 33817 US 19 has been evacuated as a precaution.


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