Perkins Road re-opened deemed safe

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Fire Department HazMat crews have deemed the scene safe and just reopened Perkins Road.

Officials say Perkins Road has been temporarily shut down due to a ruptured gas line. The rupture is located at 2935 Perkins Road, that's near the I-10 on ramp.

Baton Rouge Fire Department HazMat crews are on scene and are asking people to avoid the area until the leak is stopped. Estimated time of closure is one hour.

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