• Gas leak in Long Grove, IA


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    A major gas line was struck overnight and is leaking into the Long Grove, IA area.

    The Long Grove Fire Department tells us MidAmerican was working on a repair near 1st Street and Cadda Rd when they accidentally hit the gas line around 1:00AM.

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office asks that drivers avoid that intersection. 1st St is closed off and traffic is being redirected.

    MidAmerican crews are still working to fix the problem, and the Scott County Sheriff's Office and Long Grove Fire Department and Police Department are on scene.

    The Long Grove Fire Department says they are closely monitoring the air to make sure it is safe. Officials say there is no need to evacuate at this point.

    We'll keep you updated as we find out more information.