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Archive for Thursday, May 7, 1998

CAR HITS GAS METER, CAUSES LEAK

May 7, 1998

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— A car ran over a natural gas meter Wednesday at 117 Main in Perry, causing a gas leak which forced the evacuation of one city block.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's department said no one was injured, and no one was in the house were the meter was hit. Within 20 minutes after the car hit the meter, the leak was plugged temporarily by emergency management personnel. KPL was en route Wednesday night to fix the leak.

The car hit the meter about 10 p.m. No additional information was available.

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