Gas leak causes evacuation in Strawberry Point

STRAWBERRY POINT, Iowa (KWWL) – Police say they evacuated two blocks Saturday morning after a gas leak.

The leak occurred after a vehicle clipped a natural gas line near Nading’s Service and Sporting Goods. Emergency crews were called out just after 1 a.m. They shut down the surrounding roads and evacuated several homes as a precaution while they made the repairs.

The roads are now open and everyone was returned home safely.

Photos were sent in by Aaron Dirksen.

Taylor Vessel

Taylor Vessel

Multimedia Reporter
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