Everyone back home after Alcoa gas leak

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT)- Everyone's back in their homes this morning-- but there were some tense moments after a gas leak, in the Springbrook area of Aloca.

It's a story we first brought you at 11.

Fire officals tell us it happended around 8:45 last night-- when crews were sent to check out a strong smell of gas-- under several houses on Mills Street.

Residents in three homes were evacuated-- as crews fixed the problem.

Alcoa fire chief Roger Robinson says "Anytime anyone smells the odor of gas or anything like that, they need to contact the gas company or the fire department. "

The six displaced residents were able to go back home around 11:30 last night. No one was hurt.


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