Residents now free to leave after gas leak in Southaven

Residents now free to leave after gas leak in Southaven
Source: Gray News Media (Source: Gray news Media)

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WMC) - A gas leak in Southaven prompted DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department to issue a warning.

A shelter-in-place was issued after the gas leak, but that has now been lifted.

It happened near Cherry Place Drive and Kenton Drive, according to the sheriff’s office. Residents are now free to leave their homes.

According to Mayor Darren Musselwhite, an internet service provider accidentally hit a gas line while laying cable. Musselwhite apologized for the inconvenience but said the issue was uncommon and they made the announcement to ensure safety of residents.

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Posted by Mayor Musselwhite on Thursday, August 22, 2019

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