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Two Gas Leaks in Bethesda Causing Road Closure, Evacuations

UPDATED, Oct. 27, 2:15 p.m.- Montgomery  County Police are reporting that people are being allowed back in buildings around the gas leak at Woodmont Avenue. Gridley Lane however will remain closed as Washington Gas crews dig up the road to repair the gas leak.


Montgomery County Fire and Rescue are on the scene of two gas leaks in Bethesda.

Police are evacuating some buildings in the 7171 Woodmont Ave. area of Bethesda due to a reported high pressure gas leak.

At the same time, a gas leak near Gridley Lane and Huntley Avenue has caused police to block some streets in that area. No evacuations were necessary in this incident.

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Krista Brick

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Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.


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