Detroit neighborhood evacuated due to gas leak

Several homes north of Ford Road evacuated

Several homes have been evacuated near the Southfield Freeway and Ford Road.

DETROIT – Several homes in a neighborhood on Detroit’s west side were evacuated Friday morning due to a gas leak.

According to authorities, water department workers struck a gas main near Southfield Road and Paul Avenue. Several homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Authorities said fixing the leak would not take very long.

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