Homes evacuated in Two Rivers because of gas leak

7 a.m. update from FOX 11 reporter, Pauleen Le

Residents are being allowed back into their homes and businesses; there were no injuries

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6 a.m. update from FOX 11 reporter, Pauleen Le

The gas is still leaking but is isolated.

Crews are working on repairs to a gasket with the gate station.  That will take 45 minutes to an hour.

Crews need to bring pressure back up into the pipe which could take another hour.

After that people will be let back into their homes and businesses can open.

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More than a dozen houses have been evacuated in Two Rivers because of a gas leak.

The Two Rivers Fire Department says the leak was reported about 1 a.m. Monday.

As of 5 a.m., officials said gas is still leaking in the 1700 block of Columbus Street and that it’s a pretty large leak.

Wisconsin Public Service, along with police and firefighters are trying to shut the gas off.

14 homes and one business have been evacuated.

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