The leak happened just before 11 p.m. near 80th Street and Crandon Avenue. A 20- to 24-inch underground main was leaking, filling the air with the smell of gas, and creating some tense moments as neighbors were told to evacuate their homes.
About half-dozen homes were without heat after a gas leak in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday evening.
Inbound train No. 114, which was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 12:35 p.m., is stopped near Prairie Grove due to a Nicor gas leak, according to Metra’s website. The train is currently about 50 minutes late.
The leak was reported in the 2500 block of West Fargo in the Rogers Park neighborhood, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Fire Department crews blanketed the Lincoln Park area on Thursday afternoon, after several residents and businesses reported smelling natural gas around Willow and Sheffield.
Several stores in the South Loop are being evacuated after a gas leak was reported Monday morning.
The main entrance at Brookfield Zoo had to be closed Friday after a gas main break nearby, and its smaller south parking lot quickly filled to capacity.
Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.
Investigators have confirmed a gas leak was to blame for an explosion and fire that destroyed a house in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this week.
Nearly 40 children were sent to the hospital and two Cicero Elementary schools were closed after reports of a gas leak in the area.
A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.
Residents were evacuated on Tuesday morning following a gas leak on the South Side.
Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.
Police are investigating multiple reports of a smell of natural gas in and around the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
A building in the Little Village neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday morning, after a construction crew struck a gas main.
A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.
A South Side block was evacuated briefly Monday morning after a water crew struck a gas main.
Four people were hospitalized — two in critical condition — after becoming sick from a gas leak Saturday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood.
A 19-year-old southwest suburban woman has been ticketed after crashing into a police squad car as an officer directed traffic at the scene of a gas leak Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side.
Two separate vehicles struck a Chicago Police officer and firefighter who were directing traffic at the scene of gas leak Saturday afternoon in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.