Crews Respond to Gas Leak in Northwest Norfolk

NORFOLK — Some Norfolk residents were forced to evacuate their homes because of gas leak Thursday afternoon.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a gas leak on the 1700 block of Hilltop Drive around 1:30 PM. According to law enforcement on the scene, residents who were home and in the immediate area of the leak were evacuated.

Crews with Black Hills Energy and NPPD responded and shut off the gas leak. The public was cautioned to avoid emergency equipment as the situation was resolved.

Traffic was redirected in the area of 25th St and Dover Drive while crews were at work.

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