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UPDATE: Gas leak closes road in Evansdale


A gas leak in Evansdale caused police to evacuate nearby homes Friday night.

It happened at the intersection of South Evans Road and Brookside Road around 8:30 p.m.

The Evansdale Fire Chief says a regulator on a natural gas line failed, and began leaking. 

MidAmerican Energy owns the gas line.  

Police evacuated people living near the leak as a precaution.  

MidAmerican Crews were able to repair the leak by 10:30, and people were able to return to their homes. 

No injuries were reported.  

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