Five Points gas leak capped, residents allowed to move freely

Five Points gas leak capped, residents allowed to move freely

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A natural gas leak caused a bit of a scare for many residents in the Five Points community on Thursday morning.

Columbia Fire Department firefighters were called to the scene of the 500 block of Queen Street and found a gas line had been cut by construction there.

Residents were asked to shelter in place for a brief period until the leak was capped.

SCE&G officials repaired the leak just before 11 a.m.

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