The Fayetteville Fire Department and Police Department are currently on the scene of a gas leak that has been located in the Grove Street area.
Officers are diverting traffic from this area until the leak can be located.
Two Businesses in the immediate area around where the leak appears to be coming from have been evacuated. They are the Biscuit Kitchen and First Citizens Bank.
Piedmont Gas Company is currently on scene trying to locate the source of the leak.
Officers are diverting all traffic coming from Eastern Blvd. on Grove street to turn left onto Ann Street or right onto Lamon Street. All traffic on Ramsey Street is blocked from turning onto Grove Street.
Motorists are urged to utilize alternate routes around this area until further notice.
At this time, it is unknown how long it will take to locate and fix the leak.
Additional information will be forthcoming as we receive any updates.