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Fayetteville Firefighters Respond To Gas Leak, Fire

Posted August 13, 2003 3:07 a.m. EDT

— Things are back to normal in Fayetteville after firefighters worked to repair a gas leak and extinguish a fire.

Officials say a line crew was installing a power pole Wednesday morning beside the Fayetteville Professional Firefighters Association building off of Fort Bragg Road when they hit a gas line.

As crews worked to repair the leak, a power line caught on fire. Traffic had to be diverted around the area.

Firefighters were able to cap the leak and extinguish the fire by 1 p.m.