Ruptured Gas Line Forces Evacuation

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A gas leak west of Red Oak, Iowa forced several residents from their homes Saturday morning.

Montgomery County emergency management director Brian Hamman said a homeowner cut a natural gas line while digging in his yard about 10:20 a.m.

Fire crews evacuated four houses and closed roads in the area while the one-inch line was repaired. Residents were allowed to return around 1 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 149378515 -
Gray Television, Inc.