Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A stretch of Bull Street in downtown Columbia had to be closed for over an hour after a gas line break.
The rupture took place about 11:45 a.m. on Bull Street at Laurel Street.
Columbia fire officials say crews doing work in the area accidentally struck the line. Businesses in the immediate area were evacuated as a precaution, and intersections had to be blocked.
An SCE&G crew was able to repair the line.