BREAKING: Gas Leak Shuts Down Road Near Wiehle-Reston East

Fire on St. Trinians CourtFirefighters have shut down part of Sunset Hills Road near the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station due to a reported gas leak.

Sunset Hills Road between Metro Center Drive and Wiehle Avenue is currently closed to traffic, according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials.

Though nobody has been injured or sickened by the leak, authorities are advising people nearby to stay indoors as a precaution.

“They are checking some buildings,” said Fairfax Fire and Rescue spokesman Bill Delaney. “But nobody complaining of any illnesses.”

Workers struck and ruptured a gas line about two miles away from that area yesterday.

We’ll update this story as we know more.

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