Gas leak near 40th and South

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln Fire and Rescue says a gas leak serves no immediate danger to the neighborhood near 40th and Franklin.

LFR says workers struck a gas line at around 12:30 Wednesday.

Our reporter on scene says there is a very strong gas odor in the area, but officials on scene told her there is no harm to the community.

40th Street is closed from South to Sumner, and will remain closed until at least 2:30 p.m.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Black Hills Energy and Lincoln Police are responding to a gas leak at 40th and Franklin. 

Workers were on scene and are believed to have struck a gas line.

Parts of the road are closed, avoid the area if possible.