Gas leak prompts evacuation, closes road in Winter Garden

Lake Apopka Natural Gas crews will work to fix gas line

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - A construction crew struck a gas line Thursday along Avalon Road in Winter Garden, prompting authorities to evacuate the area and close the road.

Winter Garden fire officials said crews hit a line in front of Knox Nursery on Avalon Road, which was closed in both direction. The road reopened around 1:30 p.m., officials said.

Officials said Lake Apopka Natural Gas crews repaired the line.

No other details have been released.

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