Gas leak shuts down portion of Veterans Boulevard

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — A Monday afternoon gas leak shuts down Veterans Boulevard in both directions from Murdock Circle to Cochran Boulevard, according to a Charlotte County traffic tweet.

The gas leak occurred behind the Wal-Mart, according to a Charlotte County Fire and EMS official.

Emergency services are on scene, according to the tweet, and drivers should seek alternate routes.

It is unclear when the road will reopen.

No further information was immediately available.

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