WEST HAZLETON - At approximately 6 o'clock Tuesday evening, a gas leak occurred near the Cinema Drafthouse, at 31 West Broad Street in West Hazleton.
The gas leak has been contained and shut off by UGI.
Take caution in the area, it still may be cordoned off.
Areas near Subway and Pantry Quick were blocked off earlier.
Firefighters are checking surrounding buildings.
Will monitor and ventilate buildings as needed.
EDIT (9/13/16 - 7:05 PM)
Officals are waiting for all apparatus, and people to be accounted for and in their vehicles before opening the roadways
EDIT (9/13/16 - 7:08 PM)
The roadway is now open to traffic.