Construction crew strikes gas main in Greenfield

GREENFIELD (WITI) -- A dozen homes in Greenfield were evacuated for a couple of hours on Monday afternoon, June 10th after a construction crew struck a gas main. The gas main was hit near 41st and Howard.

Officials say some 20 people in those homes were evacuated and put in a Milwaukee County Transit System bus while they waited for We Energies to plug the break.

We Energies crews also checked the homes near the break for traces of gas.