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Gas Leak

Emergency workers on scene of gas leak in Calumet Township

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Emergency workers responded Monday night to a gas leak in the 3100 block of West 47th Place in Calumet Township, officials said.

August 18, 2014 11:21 pm
Contractor's repairs cause gas leak in Munster

Contractor's repairs cause gas leak in Munster

MUNSTER | A contractor working underground struck a gas line Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of 30th Street and Jackson Avenue, officials said. 

March 04, 2014 6:55 pm Photos

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Gas leak prompts evacuation of E.C. neighborhood

Gas leak prompts evacuation of E.C. neighborhood

EAST CHICAGO | Residents near 145th Street and Baring Avenue were evacuated for four hours Monday during the city’s latest gas leak.

November 18, 2013 8:50 pm Video Photos

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Emergency, NIPSCO crews work on gas leak

Emergency, NIPSCO crews work on gas leak

East Chicago Firefighters and NIPSCO responded to West 145th Street and Baring Avenue after a construction crew ruptured a natural gas line, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes.

November 18, 2013 5:06 pm

Contractor ruptures gas line; East Chicago area evacuated

EAST CHICAGO | Contractors working on the old Burger King on Columbus Drive and Main Street ruptured a gas line Monday, officials said.

October 29, 2013 12:05 am

Seniors evacuated from Hammond building because of gas leak

HAMMOND | NIPSCO crews were working Monday evening to fix a gas leak that prompted the evacuation of 16 units at the Renaissance Towers in Hammond.

March 25, 2013 10:35 pm
Workers, patrons return to Crown Point Strack's after gas leak

Workers, patrons return to Crown Point Strack's after gas leak

CROWN POINT | Employees and customers of a Strack & Van Til Food Market near Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital were allowed to return to the store early Wednesday afternoon after a gas leak forced an earlier evacuation.

September 19, 2012 8:09 pm Photos

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Hammond gas leak quickly contained

HAMMOND | A gas main punctured by a Water Department crew in Hammond's Robertsdale neighborhood Tuesday morning was quickly controlled with no threat to the public, officials said.

October 25, 2011 10:24 am

Gas leak prompts Chicago Heights school evacuation

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | About 15 students at Lincoln Elementary School were taken Thursday to St. James Hospital and Health Center after complaining of nausea caused by a nearby gas leak.

May 27, 2011 12:00 am
E.C. residents return after gas leak evacuation

E.C. residents return after gas leak evacuation

EAST CHICAGO | Around 200 East Chicago residents were cleared to return to their homes around 9 a.m. Thursday after a gas leak forced their evacuation late Wednesday, according to City Council President Adrian Santos, D-1st. 

January 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond officials deal with oil leak

Hammond officials deal with oil leak

HAMMOND | Residents in one Hammond neighborhood were told to fill their drains with water and cover them with wet towels to keep fumes at bay as BP and city officials tried to locate and stop an underground leak near 175th Street and White Oak Avenue.

August 18, 2010 12:00 am

Hammond hit by another gas leak, three homes evacuated

Indianapolis Boulevard reopened to traffic around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday after a gas leak forced it's closure during the morning commute.

July 15, 2009 10:55 am

Power restored, gas reconnected in area impacted by Thursday leak

Power was restored this morning and gas is being reconnected to Hammond homes impacted by a Thursday afternoon gas leak.

July 10, 2009 12:00 am
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