Josiah Henson Pkwy and Town Rd are currently closed due to a damaged gas line near Pike & Rose. According to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Pete Piringer, construction workers struck a high pressure gas line along Town Rd. HazMat crews are currently on the scene and MCFRS is currently on standby. The Block Food Hall has been evacuated as a precaution. No residential occupancies appear to be directly involved. We will post an update when more information becomes available.
Per mcfrsPIO on twitter: “construction excavation area, damaged gas line leaking, area has been evacuated, checking area for hazards, some lanes/roads blocked. Towne Road and Prose St., Pike & Rose, gas leak, hazmat, @mcfrs PEZ723, PE721, PE726, PE703B, PE720, AT723, AT703, RS703, M726, A721, HM707, SU725, BC702, BC704, SA700, EMS703 & others responding”
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 27, 2022