A gas leak Tuesday morning forced a two-hour closure of Rivers Avenue at Remount Road in North Charleston, according to authorities.

The leak was reported around 11 a.m. at the Jones Ford dealership at 5757 Rivers Ave.

The North Charleston Police Department said it had closed Rivers Avenue to traffic at Remount Road because of the situation.

The North Charleston Fire Department also was called to the scene.

The road reopened before 1 p.m., the police said.

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