County Road 2 closed due to gas leak

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

LONG SAULT – A section of County Road 2 through the village was closed this afternoon as firefighters tried to pinpoint the source of a gas leak.

O.P.P. closed the roadway around 4 p.m. at the entrance to the Long Sault Parkway and detours are in place.

The roadway has since reopeed as of 7 p.m.

South Stormont firefighters had been taking readings in the area trying to pinpoint the cause of the leak.

It appears there is no immediate threat to the area as no evacuations were ordered.

The scene of the leak was turned over to Union Gas crews around 6 p.m.