No injuries; broken gas main capped near Joe's on Weed

June 18, 2012 2:33:51 PM PDT
The Chicago Fire Department evacuated buildings near the bar Joe's on Weed Street after a two-inch gas main broke in the 900-block of Weed Street on Monday afternoon.

The broken gas main was capped just after 4 p.m., according to reports.

Earlier, the Chicago Fire Department had evacuated a few other businesses in the area because that gas main tha t was struck was under significant pressure.

Hazardous materials teams were also called to the.

Authorities say high winds helped disperse the gas and there have been no reports of any injuries.

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