Broken gas line shuts down Gervais Street overnight

Broken gas line shuts down Gervais Street overnight

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Gervais Street is now open after SCE&G crews shut down one block of the street due to a gas line break late Sunday night.

According to the Columbia Police twitter account, it happened Sunday in the 400-block of Gervais between Millwood and Dillon. SCE&G says a third-party contractor working in the area hit the gas line at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday.

They say no one had to be evacuated.

SCE&G said crews completed the repairs around 1 a.m. Monday. The street reopened just before 7 a.m.

Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserved.