LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - All lanes on Sunset Boulevard are reopening after crews secured a natural gas leak that forced the evacuation of 10 businesses Tuesday afternoon.
The leak happened on Sunset Blvd./U.S. 378 near Old Cherokee Road around 3 p.m. this afternoon.
The following nearby businesses were were evacuated at the time of the gas leak:
- Ruby Tuesday
- Synovus Bank
- NTB Tire
- Security Federal Bank
- Office Depot
- First Community Bank
- Vitamin Shop
- Mattress Firm
- Marcos Pizza
Residents who live in nearby neighborhoods have being allowed to return home.
The roadway closure had an impact after school pick-up at Lexington Middle School and caused buses to be re-routed.
The school district tweeted: