UPDATE: Neighbors to be allowed back into homes after gas leak near 15th Place and Lincoln

Updated: 5:52 p.m. November 21, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- We Energies says the flow of gas has stopped and neighbors should soon be allowed back into their homes. 

It's unclear how many customers had their gas turned off. We Energies says they will be going door to door to restore gas services to their homes. 


Posted: 4:19 p.m. November 21, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Some homes in the area of S.15th Place and Lincoln have been evacuated following a gas leak, according to a spokesperson for We Energies. 

We Energies says they are on scene, assessing the situation and trying to stop the flow of gas.

The utility company says a construction crew was digging in the area and hit a gas line. We Energies says they are still trying to figure out whether a service line or main line was hit. 

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