Police Evacuating Evart Residents Due To Gas Leak

UPDATE (7:45 PM):

The Evart Area Fire Department says the gas leak has been contained by DTE Energy.

Evacuations have been lifted at this time, but traffic continues to be diverted as DTE makes their repairs.

Evart Gas Leak

Police are currently evacuating people within a four block radius in Evart due to a large gas leak.

Officials say the gas leak is between 5th and Hemlock Road.

Residents are asked to avoid the area at this time.

Traffic is also being diverted from the area from 4th Street to 6th Street and Oak Street to Pine Street.

DTE crews are currently responding to the gas leak.

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