UPDATE: Columbia Gas of Virginia personnel have identified the source of the odor at Lynchburg City Hall and are in the process of making repairs. The odor was from a utility vault outside Lynchburg City Hall.-----------Lynchburg, VA - There is a gas leak in the area of City Hall in Lynchburg.The Lynchburg Fire Department is on scene evacuating City Hall to the area of the Community Market. Authorities are asking people to avoid the downtown area until further notice.Police say that the 900 block of Main St, the 900 block of Church St, and 9th St between Church and Main are closed to all traffic.8th between Main and Church is also closed until further notice. All traffic, both foot and vehicle, should avoid the areas of Church and Main in the 800 and 900 blocks.
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