KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A gas leak in Kansas City, Kansas Thursday evening has shutdown both the east and westbound lanes of State Avenue near North 78th Street.
The gas leak was reported just before 5 p.m.
The KCK Fire Department said a construction crew in the area hit a gas line causing the leak.
Atmos Gas was reported to be on scene just before 6:30 p.m. to repair the leak.
KCKFD are asking people to please avoid the area between 75th and 78th on State Ave. at this time.
Crews on scene at 78th State Ave for a gas leak. State Ave remains closed at this time. There is a strong odor of gas in the area. Please avoid area. pic.twitter.com/mBmfqgqEGn
— KCK Fire Department/Morris Letcher (@KCKFDPIO) September 26, 2019