Several homes evacuated following gas leak in northwest Atlanta

- Construction crews hit a natural gas line in northwest Atlanta Saturday causing several nearby townhomes to be evacuated, according to Atlanta Fire Rescue officials.

The underground line was hit in the 1700 block of Taylor Street.

Atlanta Fire Rescue told FOX 5 Taylor Street and nearby roads Defoor and Chattahoochee avenues were closed.

Officials now say the repair was fixed and the area has been cleaned up.

No injuries were reported, but some residents were displaced for nearly two hours.

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