Road closures in Springfield due to active gas leak

Virginia

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WDVM) — Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to an active gas leak in the area of 8500 block of Hooes Road in the Springfield area on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say three workers have been transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hooes Road at Fairfax County Parkway in Springfield is closed, officials say. Drivers are advised to use an alternative route.

UPDATE: According to FCFRD, gas lines have been shut down, the fire has been extinguished and a couple of FCFRD units will be standing by. The gas company will eventually repair the line.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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