Gas leak shuts down portion of York Road in Baltimore County

Posted at 12:44 PM, Dec 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-21 13:30:54-05

A gas leak shut down southbound York Road between Fairmount Avenue and Bosley Avenue Wednesday.

Baltimore County officials said traffic is being diverted onto Fairmount Avenue.

Baltimore County Police said the Fire Department was called to Mount Olive Church in the 800 block of York Road, after someone smelled gas. No one was injured. 

The road closure is expected to impact afternoon rush hour.

Traffic on northbound York Road remains open.

Crews from BGE are on the scene.