UPDATE: Hixson Pike has reopened following a gas leak Wednesday morning.


PREVIOUS STORY: A gas leak Wednesday morning has closed a portion of Hixson Pike.

The Chattanooga Fire Department said Hixson Pike is closed between Access Road and Ashland Terrace.

No one has been told to evacuate, and Gas Company techs are currently working to fix the issue.

"No word on how long it will take to stop the leak," a CFD spokesperson said.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and find an alternate route.