UPDATE: Landscaping work at First Christian Church leads to minor gas leak Monday Featured

UPDATE: Landscaping work at First Christian Church leads to minor gas leak Monday KVOE News File Photo

No injuries were reported following a minor gas leak which developed on property adjacent to Emporia State University Monday afternoon.

Crews were called to 1226 Highland Street, First Christian Church, around 3 pm Monday for a report of a leak. According to Battalion Chief Ryan Conley, a contract crew punctured a gas line on the northeast corner of the church property south of the alley which separates the property from Schallenkamp Hall.

After the line was punctured the crew smelled gas and immediately contacted 911. No injuries were reported.

Traffic on Highland between 12th and 13th was blocked as a precaution while crews worked to repair the damaged line.

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