CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill reopened after being closed for five hours due to a gas leak, according to the Chapel Hill Fire Department.

The fire department tweeted at 4:22 p.m. that West Franklin St. from Mallette Street to Church Street is closed for a gas leak.

They ask drivers to avoid the area and detour along Rosemary Street and Cameron Avenue.

The fire department said at 4:30 p.m., Dominion Energy arrived on scene.

According to the fire department, West Franklin St. reopened shortly after 8:45 p.m.