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Jackson Gas Leak

The Jackson Fire Department, a team from the Department of Environmental Quality and the Hinds County Emergency Operations Center worked on a gas spill Tuesday evening.

The spill was reported at 5434 North State Street around 9:15. Deputy Fire Chief R.D. Simpson says there was a light evacuation of the area as a precaution. No word on how many homes may have been involved in the evacuation.

A tanker was leaking gas that was diverted into a ditch. The teams were able to contain the leak and crews began the clean up process.

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