LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Firefighters are on the scene of a natural gas leak in Lawrenceville. Theyhave closed New Hope Road, between Grayson New Hope Road and East Bowman Road, andHiram Davis Road at New Hope Road.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area until the leak is brought under control.

Fire crews found a strong odor of gas and discoveredan active leak from a 4-inch gas line. The line was cut by a road construction crew doing work in the area.

Firefighters have established a hot zone perimeter and are monitoring gas readings. An emergency crew from Lawrenceville Gas Company is on the scene working to stop the leak. There are no evacuations and no injuries reported at this time.

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