Hazmat crew responds to scene of ruptured gas line in BR

A hazmat crew along with Baton Rouge firefighters responded to the scene of a ruptured gas line.
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 1:23 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A hazmat crew along with Baton Rouge firefighters responded to the scene of a ruptured gas line on Monday, Sept. 19.

Construction crews hit the four-inch main while digging on North Sherwood Forest near South Choctaw Drive.

The gas was shut off around 1:44 p.m.

No evacuations were made, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. However, the southbound lanes of North Sherwood Forest were closed and later reopened.

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