Gas leak shuts down roads in Downtown Elkhart

Elkhart, Ind. A gas leak in Downtown Elkhart resulted in two main roads being closed Thursday morning.

The leak caused the intersection of Jefferson and North Second Street near Downtown Elkhart to be closed. People in the area were evacuated from surrounding buildings for safety precautions.

The gas was not harmful or dangerous and did not cause any injuries. NIPSCO turned off the gas line.

The gas line was quickly replaced, and the roads were reopened.

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