Natural gas leak evacuates building, closes road in Orlando

Hazmat team called to Landstreet Road near OBT

By Daniel Dahm - Managing Editor --

ORLANDO, Fla. - A building was evacuated and a roadway was closed Tuesday morning because of a natural gas leak, officials said.

Landstreet Road was closed near Orange Blossom Trail because of the leak, which was coming from a tank on a truck, according to officials.  The building was identified by authorities as a truck maintenance facility.

A hazmat team was called to the area.

"HAZMAT, Landstreet Rd, Nat Gas leak from a small tank on truck, 1 bld evac'd, Landstreet closed," Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted.

OCFR later said the leak had been stopped and the scene was cleared.

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