Gas Leak in Marion County, Some Businesses Forced to Evacuate


Jasper, Tenn (WDEF)- Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Jasper Police Department both confirm a gas leak in Jasper.

The leak is causing evacuations near Main Street and Summertown Road. Both the Dollar General and Fred’s have been evacuated.

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Traffic is now being diverted.

The police department says no homes or residents are in any danger at this time.

News 12 has a crew en route to the scene.