Several homes in Lyons evacuated after small gas leak

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Lyons, Kan. -- A construction crew struck a small natural gas line in Lyons Tuesday.

It happened behind the Dairy Queen, located at 215 W Main St. in downtown Lyons. Fire officials tell KAKE News that 6 nearby homes and the Dairy Queen were evacuated as a precaution as crews from Black Hills Energy work to shut off the gas.

Police have shut down traffic for one block in the area. The smell of natural gas could be smelled for several blocks which prompted many calls to 911.

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