IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) – Consumers Energy crews have capped a gas leak in downtown Ionia, and the evacuation for the area has been lifted, according to a Consumers Energy spokesperson.
The leak occurred on a line on Main Street between Kidd Street and N. Steele Street Friday morning, according to police.
Consumers Energy Spokesman Roger Morgenstern said a two-inch, medium-pressure line was hit just before 10 a.m. by a contractor working for the city on a water and sewer project.
Morgenstern said that gas was no detected in any of the downtown buildings, and the evacuations were precautionary.
Repairs were completed on the line around 3 p.m.