LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A gas leak forced three Lafayette businesses to evacuate.
The leak happened around 1:15 p.m. this afternoon on Union street near 12th street.
Lafayette Fire Department Battalion Chief Rick Dehahn said Reith Riley construction was doing work with a backhoe on Union Street when they hit a gas line.
Dehahn said the Salvation Army, Trinity Mission, and LARA were all evacuated. Union Street, between 13th street and 11th street, was also shut down. Vectren was called in and has been trying to shut off the gas leak.
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