Covington County gas leak forces evacuation

COVINGTON COUNTY (WDAM) - A natural gas pipeline leak in Covington County has forced the evacuation of nearly 25 families.

The Williams Pipeline leak was discovered Tuesday morning near Salt Dome Road and Ryals Road just off of Hwy 588.

Emergency management officials from Covington and Jones Counties are on the scene. Officials say they have ordered evacuations within a mile radius of the leak as a precautionary measure.

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