BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) - At least 7 homes have been evacuated in Belleville Illinois for a gas leak. The location of the evacuation is in the 900 block of South Charles Street.
Sewer workers hit a gas main while digging. There is a whistling sound in the area as gas leaks out of the main.
Ameren crews are on the scene along with the fire department. Emergency workers are calling this a one alarm situation. They say it happens to workers about 5-6 times a year. The sewer workers called before digging.
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