The Intersection of Route 80 and Route 81 in Killingworth is shut down due to a major propane leak, according to state police.
A leak in a propane tank was discovered just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The tank is on the property of a business in Route 80.
State police have evacuated those living within a one mile radius and are asking motorists within a 5-mile radius to avoid the area.
No injuries have been reported.
State police did not have the name of the business.
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