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Area of Jimmy Simmons Blvd blocked off while gas line repaired

Emergency crews are repairing a gas leak near the Lamar University campus in Beaumont.

The leak was reported shortly after 11 a.m.  It involves a four-inch gas line near the intersection of Jimmy Simmons Blvd and Dewey Street.

The 4300 block of Jimmy Simmons Blvd. is blocked off while workers make repairs.

A Beaumont Fire Rescue spokesperson told 12News that no shelter-in-place was needed.

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