Gas Leak Forces Evacuation In Fond du Lac

A gas leak Friday afternoon forced the evacuation of homes in Fond du Lac.

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue was called out shortly before 1:45 p.m. Friday (6/17/2022) for a reported gas leak on Ray St., between E. Merrill Ave. and Ledgeview Ave.

The location was just blocks away from McDermott Park and SSM Health St. Agnes Hospital.

Just about an hour after the evacuation, at 2:45 p.m., the Fire Department made a post on social media that the leak had been contained and residents were being allowed back into their homes.

There were no further details given as to what caused the leak.