Road reopened after gas leak shut down stretch of University Drive in Davie

Nearby shopping center evacuated as precaution

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor
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DAVIE, Fla. - All lanes of University Drive were closed in the 1900 block Wednesday afternoon because of a gas leak.

Sky 10 was above the scene as firefighters were digging a hole in the grass near a sidewalk.

A hazardous materials crew was working to cap the leak.

Davie firefighters said a shopping center across the street was evacuated as a precaution.

After the leak was capped in the afternoon, all lanes were reopened.

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