Aurora police respond to gas leak near Montgomery Road and Mair Drive

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Friday, September 17, 2021
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An Aurora gas leak has prompted several road closures around Montgomery Road and Mair Drive.

AURORA, Ill. (WLS) -- Aurora police have shut down several roads after a vehicle struck a gas line Friday morning.

Police said the area around Montgomery Road and Mair Drive has been shut down after a vehicle struck the gas line.

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Due to the gas leak, some residents at the Alden of Waterford retirement community where relocated to different parts of the building as a precaution, but were not evacuated, an administrator for Alden of Waterford said. Officials said all safety concerns have been lifted.

Numerous roads in the area were shut down. At about 10:45 a.m., police said the gas was shut off and roads were reopening.

Further details were not immediately available.