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Gas leak leads to evacuation in Brandon

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A small gas leak had a potential for causing big problems in Brandon Friday.

As a precaution, three city blocks were evacuated but everything turned out all right.

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The incident began at 11:42 a.m. when the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call from a Brandon city worker that a tank holding chlorine gas was leaking.

The gas is used in the treatment of the city's water supply.

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