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Crews work Montgomery County wastewater treatment facility gas leak

Roanoke-Lynchburg WDBJ-TV logo Roanoke-Lynchburg WDBJ-TV 11/14/2021 Eddie Callahan
Courtesy Montgomery County Emergency Services © Provided by Roanoke-Lynchburg WDBJ-TV Courtesy Montgomery County Emergency Services

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Multiple units responded to a gas leak at a Montgomery County wastewater facility gas leak.

High levels of explosive gas were found within one of the buildings. The crews are working to mitigate potential hazards and determine the cause of the gas buildup.

Dispatch calls went out at around 4:15 p.m. Saturday. A Riner Volunteer Fire Department engine is on-site at the Christiansburg Fire Department to help with calls in either area due to the extended periods crews have been at the scene.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Christiansburg Volunteer Fire Department and Christiansburg Rescue all are assisting.

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