KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A construction crew struck a natural gas line and the gas leak forced the evacuation of more than a dozen Kansas City, Kan., homes.
The incident happened about 9:15 a.m. in the 2700 block of North 21st Street. Residents in 17 homes were asked to leave.
Police closed 21st Street between Longwood and Georgia, a fire department spokesman said.
The crew was there to repair a sewer line and stuck a three-inch service line.
No injuries were reported.