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UPDATE: Road reopened following gas leak

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A gas leak closed a section of Bellin Road on Friday. | Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com

UPDATE

Idaho Falls Fire Department spokeswoman Kerry Hammon says that by 6 p.m. crews repaired the gas leak and roads are reopened.

The Gas leak closed the Bellin Road on the west side of Idaho Falls for over six hours.

ORIGINAL STORY

IDAHO FALLS – A gas leak has closed a section of Bellin Road.

The leak was detected around 11 a.m. Friday. Utility work was happening in the area.

Authorities have closed Bellin Road between Pancheri Drive and Harold Drive.

Idaho Falls Power and Intermountain Gas are at the leak. Idaho Falls Fire Department spokeswoman Kerry Hammon says it’s a large leak, and firefighters are notifying residents to move away from the area.

We’ll update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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