Gas Leak on Lonsdale Rd Shuts Part of Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village

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Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Elk Grove Village responded about 2:01 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 to a report of a natural gas leak on Lonsdale Road near Arlington Heights Road.

Nicor was dispatched to the scene for an active gas leak after a gas line was hit in the roadway on Lonsdale Road.

Winds were reported to be from the West at 21 MPH. The National Weather Service at O’Hare International Airport reported winds from the West at 10 MPH with gusts to 21 MPH and air temperature 48°F at 1:51 p.m.

Traffic conditions are changing with one or both northbound lanes of Arlington Heights Road shut down.


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


Gas leak Lonsdale Road Elk Grove (Map Data ©2021 Google)
Gas leak Lonsdale Road Elk Grove (Map Data ©2021 Google).

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