A construction accident on Wednesday morning has caused the evacuation of a strip mall and several town homes in Kansas City, Kansas.
Kansas City Kansas Fire Department spokesman, Deputy Chief Craig Duke, said that this morning a front loader was working at a construction site and struck a gas line. As a precaution, the strip mall adjoining to the construction site was evacuated as well as eight town homes to the north of the site.
As of 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, the line has been pinched off, and the leak has been contained.
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