Part Of Downtown Ionia Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

Posted at 11:28 AM, Jun 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-20 11:29:37-04

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IONIA, Mich. (June 20, 2014) — A two-block portion of downtown Ionia was evacuated Friday morning due to a gas leak caused by a construction crew.

The Ionia Central Dispatch Facebook page pointed to a crew working at 220 W. Main Street in an alley behind the law firm of Duff & Chadwick.

The gas line break occurred around 10:30 a.m.

The evacuation area included W. Main Street M-21 between Kidd Street and Steele Street.

A utility crew was said to be enroute.