Gas Line Damaged in Crest Hill

Police and local law enforcement had to secure an area near Theodore and Larkin in Crest Hill this morning due to gas line that was damaged. Nicor tells WJOL that a third-party contractor conducting work unrelated to Nicor Gas damaged a gas line in the 1700 block of North Larkin in Crest Hill. Nicor Gas personnel arrived at 8:10 a.m. and are working with first responders to secure the site and safely make the necessary repairs to restore natural gas service as soon as possible to the approximate five customers who are affected in the Hillcrest Shopping Center. Food 4 Less was not affected but other businesses in the mall are.