UPDATE: No gas leak, reports Piedmont Natural Gas

Published 4:06 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019

A Facebook post by Stanly County Emergency Management alerted residents about a possible gas leak Thursday afternoon in downtown Albemarle.

Upon investigation by a Piedmont Natural Gas crew in the vicinity, it was determined to not be a natural gas leak, but rather the smell of propane tanks being destroyed by a local business, a spokeswoman with Piedmont Natural Gas said.