Section of Jenner Rd. closed after gas line hit

Section of Jenner Rd. closed after gas line hit

NEWBURGH, Ind. (WFIE) - Dispatch says two intersections were shut down after a gas line was hit around 1:30 p.m. on Jenner Road.

Warrick County Dispatch tells 14 News the gas line was hit in the 7900 block of Jenner Road. They also said a firetruck was placed at the intersection of Castle Gardens and Jenner Road to block traffic.

14 News Reporter Aria Janel was told by fire department officials the homeowner was working on a new drainage pipe when they cut the gas main line to their home.

“They hit the main transmission line, not the little line that goes to the house but the main line so, we’re waiting on Vectren at this time the road s going to be shut down for quite some time until Vectren gets here and decides how they’re going to shut it off and address the leak,” said Captain David Shipley with the Ohio Township Fire Department.

According to Warrick County dispatch those intersection should be opened at this time.

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