Gas Leak Reported On Far South Side

Updated: 11/18/10 2:57 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – A gas leak has been reported in the Far South Side’s Hegewisch neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.

A Level 1 Hazmat was reported at 133rd and Brandon in Hegewisch, for a gas leak.

The fire department confirms that someone hit a gas main in a construction area. No injuries are reported at this time.

CBS 2 spoke with an employee at Hegewisch Community Committee, who said someone came in and told them to evacuate around 2 p.m.

She says the gas leak is in the street.

Stay tuned to Newsradio 780, and CBS 2 News for the latest information.


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