UPDATE (6:30pm) – Furys Ferry Road has re-opened, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
Columbia County, GA (WJBF)- Gas leak closes busy Columbia County intersection
A Monday afternoon gas leak forces the closure of a Martinez intersection for an extended period of time. Emergency crews have closed Fury’s Ferry from The Pass to Evans to Locks Road for a majority of the afternoon. According to Columbia County PIO, Cassidy Harris, six homes along Fury’s Ferry road have also been evacuated as a precaution. Forest Creek and West Lake Subdivision entrances along Fury’s Ferry Road are also closed.
Stay tuned to Newschannel 6 for more on this developing story.