Gas leak leads to evacuations west of Wichita

Courtesy: MGN Online

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) A gas leak Wednesday afternoon led to a road closure and a few evacuations in near 151st Street and West Maple.

Sedgwick County dispatchers confirm a worker hit a gas line in the area around 4:30 p.m. As a precaution, Wichita firefighters evacuated five nearby homes.

The gas leak also led to 151st being closed between Hendricks and Maple. By Wednesday night, the road was back open as crews wrapped up work to fix the leak.

There were no reports of injuries.