KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A contractor working to repair a 2-inch gas line struck it, causing a break and forcing police to evacuate homes.
Homes from NE 45th Street and NE 46th Street between Cypress and Jackson were evacuated as a precaution, according to KCPD. NE 45th Street is also shut down.
The gas has been shut off. No customers lost power, according to a Missouri Gas Energy spokesperson. Repairs on the line should be complete by tonight.
This story will be updated as more information is confirmed.