Gas leak forces evacuations in Cary

June 2, 2009 6:56:35 PM PDT
A leak in a 4 inch natural gas line forced the evacuation of 4 businesses in the 300 block of W. Chatham Street in Cary Tuesday.It happened in an area where city workers were doing water line maintainance.

Pictures from Chopper 11 HD showed a backhoe parked next to a large hole in the street.

City officials had to close the 300 block of West Chatham Street from South West Street to Old Apex Road.

The road reopened around 9 p.m. Tuesday.