A section of North Charles Street reopened late Friday night after authorities shut down the block due to a gas leak in a vacant building.

The 300 block of N. Charles Street was closed from Saratoga to Mulberry streets Friday evening.

The leak began when a contractor working in the building cut a gas line. Baltimore Gas & Electric shut off the gas about 7 p.m. and were working to fix the line late Friday night, according to spokeswoman Rachael Lighty.

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