Monday, March 19, 2018

Outdoor Gas Leak Near the US Post Office on Central Rd, Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:16 AM Monday to a report of a an outdoor gas leak, 300 West Central Road Mount Prospect, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of an outdoor gas leak.

Engine13's crew on arrival reported they are out investigating. There was apparently no threat to buildings, since no additional equipment was dispatched urgently to the scene.

Mount Prospect police report Central Road is closed between Elmhurst Avenue at the US Post Office and Main Street (Route 83).

O'Hare International Airport Official
WIND E 17 MPH at 9:51 AM
WIND NE 15 MPH at 8:51 AM

A witness reported smelling the gas about 1/2-mile away.

Nicor on scene.



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