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North Bellmore road reopens after reported 'strong odor of gas'

Jerusalem Avenue in North Bellmore has reopened after it was closed for about a half hour on Wednesday following reports of "a strong odor of gas" in the area.

The closure was announced at about 10:15 a.m. and affected the area between Little Neck Avenue and Newbridge Road, Nassau County police said. Police announced the road was reopened at about 10:45 a.m.

It was not clear whether National Grid had crews on scene. Calls to National Grid were not immediately returned.

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