UPDATE: 03/27/2017 6:50am The Brandon Emergency Operations Center reports that the “gas leak on Woodgate Place has been rendered safe. All area streets are now open.”
UPDATE: 03/27/2017 6:39am Mara Hartmann with Entergy confirms that power went out to four houses overnight. Power to those homes has been restored. She says that a root from an oak tree grew into an electrical line and caused an outage with lines that are underground in that neighborhood. She says that the root caused problems with the gas service as well.
UPDATE: 03/27/2017 5:40am Crews continue to work on Woodgate Place in Brandon.Original Story:
BRANDON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Crews continue to work on a gas leak in the Crossgates neighborhood of Brandon, Mississippi. Workers from Entergy and the Brandon Fire Department are on the scene.
Several homes in the area have been without power since 10:30 last night.