Crews cap gas leak near 30th and Cherry, children at Montessori Academy allowed back in the classroom

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters and the gas company quickly put a stop to a gas leak Wednesday near 30th and Cherry.

According to the Kansas City Fire Department, a construction company drilling for cables under the road hit a gas line.

Crews were able to quickly cap the leak, and children were no longer being evacuated from the Montessori Academy, which is near the leak.

The school has children from newborn age to five years old.

 

Firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak near 30th and Cherry Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak near 30th and Cherry Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak near 30th and Cherry Wednesday, Dec. 6.