Alert canceled: Major gas leak prompted community to urge residents to ‘shelter in place’

Published 10:42 am Thursday, August 22, 2019

The DeSoto County, Mississippi, Sheriff’s Office issued an alert Thursday morning of what it described as a ‘major’ natural gas leak and urged nearby residents to shelter in place. The alert was canceled a short time later after the gas line was repaired.

The leak was located in Southaven at the intersection of Cherry Place Drive and Kenton Drive.

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