Gas leak shuts down part of South Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach

Leak reported at construction site


DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A stretch of South Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach has reopened after it was shut down for several hours Wednesday morning because of a gas leak.

Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue officials confirmed a hazardous materials team was called to the 1300 block of South Federal Highway after a leak was reported at a construction site in the area.

Federal Highway was closed between Southeast 10th Street and 15th Street while worked to clean up the spill.

No other details were immediately released.

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