1 injured, homes evacuated after SE Side gas leak - KMSP-TV

1 injured, homes evacuated after SE Side gas leak

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

One person was injured and homes were evacuated following a gas line rupture Tuesday morning on the Southeast Side.

A city Streets & Sanitation Dept. crew was excavating in the area of 10657 S. Avenue D about 11:15 a.m. when a gas line ruptured, Chicago Police said.

A Level 2 HazMat response was initiated, and homes in the area were evacuated, according to Fire Media Affairs.

The two-inch gas line was shut down and the situation secured about noon, Fire Media Affairs said.

One person was injured and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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