Montclare Home Depot evacuated after gas leak: People's Gas spokesperson

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Monday, June 26, 2023
NW Side Home Depot evacuated after gas leak: People's Gas
A Montclare Home Depot near Grand and Normandy was evacuated after a gas leak, a People's Gas spokesperson said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A gas leak scare caused an evacuation of a Northwest Side Home Depot on Monday morning.

Fire crews were called to the store near Grand and Normandy after someone smelled gas.

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A People's Gas spokesperson said a forklift hit some equipment, causing a gas leak at the store.

People's Gas responded to turn off the gas. The store will make repairs to the equipment and then request to have the gas turned back on.

There were no injuries and the store eventually reopened.