Gas Leak During Driveway Work at Home on Crest Ave Elk Grove Village

Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Elk Grove Village responded about 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021 to a report of a natural gas leak during driveway reconstruction work at a house in the block of 100 Crest Avenue in Elk Grove Village.

Firefighters discovered a feeder line going to the house was broken at the gas meter. Firefighters reported that a dig may be necessary for gas line repair at this scene. The gas leak was a significant leak and Crest Avenue is blocked at least from Wildwood Road to Woodcrest Lane.

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Winds from North at 15 MPH with gusts to 22 MPH reported by the National Weather Service office at O’Hare International Airport at 8:51 a.m.

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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