Homes evacuated after gas leak in south St. Louis - KMOV.com

Homes evacuated after gas leak in south St. Louis

(KMOV)-- Homes were evacuated after a gas leak in south St. Louis city.

Officials say just before noon a construction worker operating a back hoe struck and broke a sewer line at 5246 Pernod.

Fire crews were concerned about migrating gas and evacuated 10 homes. 

Laclede gas patched the line and residents were allowed back at 1 p.m. 

No injuries were reported.  Damage was confined to the broken line.  

 

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