Gas Main Break Affects 16 Homes


WESTFIELD, Ind.—This morning Westfield firefighters were called to another gas main break on the US-31 project.  At approximately 9 a.m. a contractor removing trees at the intersection of 161st Street and US-31 accidentally broke a gas main.

Firefighters shutdown 161st Street, monitored air quality, and then closed valves at the break.  Vectren Gas crews then permanently fixed the main and began reigniting pilot lights in affected homes.  In all, traffic was held up for 20 minutes and 16 homes were without gas for approximately 2 hours.

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