TRAFFIC ALERT: Quince Orchard Blvd. closed for gas leak

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- A portion of a road in Gaithersburg is closed due to a gas leak.

Quince Orchard Boulevard is closed at Longdraft Road and Kentlands Boulevard, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer.

The location is between Route 28 and Great Seneca Highway, according to Piringer.

MCFRS believes a 2 inch gas line was struck. No evacuations have been necessary, but some residents have been told to shelter in place as a precaution.

We'll update as more information becomes available.


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