Please be aware there is a major natural gas leak in Middleburg, Located at Madison Street and Marshall Street. Please avoid the area. There are fire and police on the scene. If you you smell gas inside the building you are in please exit the building and call 911.(1:02pm)

Updates to follow

Update 1:15 pm: Washington Gas officials are on scene.

Update 1:28 pm: Washington Gas crew in route to the scene. No ETA.

Update: 1:40 pm: Washington Gas has secured the gas leak.

Update 1:50 pm: Some streets close to Madison and Marshall Street are being opened to regular traffic, expect delays.

Update: 2:14 pm: The Fire Department has finished testing the air in the surrounding area and building and are closing down their operation in the area, giving the all clear.

Update: 2:18 pm: Washington Gas reported that they have contained the leak and will be working on the final repairs over the next few hours. The intersection of Madison and Marshall streets will remain closed until the repairs are completed.


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  1. Update: 2:14 pm: The Fire Department has finished testing the air in the surrounding area and building and are closing down their operation in the area, giving the all clear.

    Update: 2:18 pm: Washington Gas reported that they have contained the leak and will be working on the final repairs over the next few hours. The intersection of Madison and Marshall streets will remain closed until the repairs are completed.

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