Kalamazoo, MI: On, September 19, 2017 at approximately 09:25am KDPS was dispatched to a gas leak at the intersection of E Walnut St and Mills St. Fire personnel arrived to find that a gas line had been compromised due to damage resulting from a water main break.
For precautionary reasons KDPS evacuated two nearby businesses and shut down the intersection of King Hwy and Mills St.
Consumers Energy responded and remedied the problem with the gas line. Kings Hwy and Mills St were reopened to normal traffic resulting in the intersection being closed for approximately one hour.
KDPS thanks the motorists who were diverted during this incident for their patience.
By authority of: Sgt. Nathan Garnaat
Date: September 19, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vernon Coakley, Operations Division, 269-337-8142