RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) — A gas line was hit in Ridgeland Thursday morning.
We’re told that firefighters responded and blocked off a section of the shopping center behind Mississippi Smiles.
When our crews arrived on the scene, it appeared that employees at some of the businesses were standing outside.
Atmos Energy tells WJTV that a third party contractor cut a two-inch line behind Academy Sports.
Atmos crews are on the scene working to fix the problem. A spokesperson said gas should be cut off by noon, and then they can make repairs.
Academy Sports and Mississippi Smiles had to be evacuated.