Brookfield homes evacuated for gas leak Tuesday

Feb. 14, 2014

No injuries were reported, but 14 homes were evacuated when firefighters responded to a natural gas leak in the 4600 block of North 147th Street about 10:40 a.m. Tuesday.

The gas leaked from an underground main into area homes. We Energies turned off the gas to 14 homes, and five homes lost power.

Sixteen city of Brookfield firefighters helped We Energies ventilate the affected homes, and residents were able to return home about 3 p.m.

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