Units responding to gas main break at I-94 and Highway 50

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At about 3 p.m., Kenosha Fire Department units are responding to a report of a gas main break at I-94 and Highway 50 in Kenosha.

A crew working on drainage may haveĀ struckĀ a gas line. The crew may be directly under the I-94 overpass.

UPDATE 3:08 p.m. — We Energies also responding. Fire units and scene and investigating.

UPDATE 3:11 p.m. — Two Bristol Fire and Rescue units responding to a report of a gas smell outside a nearby furniture store on the west side of I-94.

UPDATE 3:13 p.m. — West Frontage Road being shutdown at Highway 50.

UPDATE 3:15 p.m. — Firefighters preparing to begin moving people out of furniture store.

UPDATE 3:18 p.m. — Car dealership to the north of furniture also being evacuated.

UPDATE 3:24 p.m. — I-94 southbound on-ramp at Highway 50 being closed by deputy.

UPDATE 3:26 p.m. — We Energies on scene.

UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Kenosha FD units clearing the scene. Southbound on-ramp being opened back up.

UPDATE 4:13 p.m. — West Frontage Road being reopened.

UPDATE 4:15 p.m. — Bristol FD units clearing the scene and returning to quarters.

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