4 houses evacuated after Downers Grove gas leak

July 21, 2011 4:43:27 AM PDT
Police and fire crews responded to a gas leak near Belmont and Haddow in west suburban Downers Grove Wednesday afternoon.

The gas main break occurred around 2:30 p.m. during the Belmont underpass project. Four homes in the area were evacuated. There were no reports of injuries.

Nicor was on the scene working to repair the line Wednesday afternoon.

Commuters were able to get to their cars. Metra trains were not affected.

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