10:45 a.m. UPDATE: The gas leak has been capped and Killam Avenue has been reopened to traffic, Williamson said.


NORFOLK -- Fire crews responded to a gas leak near Old Dominion University Monday morning.

Emergency crews received the call at Monarch Way and 47th Street around 8 a.m., according to Battalion Chief Julian Williamson with Norfolk Fire-Rescue.

Gas officials say a contractor hit a 2-inch gas line there.So far, no evacuations have been ordered.

Killam Avenue has been shut down as crews work to repair the leak. No word on when it will be reopened.

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