Senior center evacuated during gas leak at West Side construction site

A construction crew hit a gas line about 11:15 a.m. in the 5200 block of West Jackson Boulevard, police said.

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A gas leak was reported at a construction site Oct. 23 2019, on the West Side.

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Several homes and a senior center were evacuated Wednesday for a gas leak at a construction site in Austin on the West Side.

A construction crew hit a gas line about 11:15 a.m. in the 5200 block of West Jackson Boulevard, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

There were no reported injuries.

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