Natural Gas Leak After Gas Meter Knocked Off Commercial Building on Greenleaf Ave Near Carmen Dr, Elk Grove Village

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Elk Grove Village responded about 4:56 a.m. Saturday January 18, 2020 to a report of a natural gas leak that occurred when a gas meter was knocked off the side of a building by a snow plow.

Firefighters were standing by with a charged hose line, and Nicor was dispatched to the scene by about 5:12 a.m. No injuries were initially reported.

Winds were from the southeast at 8 MPH according to the NWS station at O’Hare International Airport.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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