Gas leak reported in Travelers Rest neighborhood

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — A gas leak in Travelers Rest prompted the evacuation of several area residents Friday morning.

Just before 9 a.m., construction workers reportedly struck a natural gas line on Northcliff Way in Northcliff Subdivision.

The residents were briefly evacuated by Travelers Rest firefighters as a precautionary measure, according to reports.

As of 9:30 a.m., a Piedmont Natural Gas crew was on scene.

No injuries were reported.