Natural gas leak contained in Ensley

Natural gas leak contained in Ensley

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A natural gas leak was contained in the 1500 block of 19th Street in Ensley. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC A natural gas leak was contained in the 1500 block of 19th Street in Ensley. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC
Police and Alagasco officials responded to the gas leak. It has been capped. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC Police and Alagasco officials responded to the gas leak. It has been capped. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A natural gas leak in Ensley has been contained, according to officials on the scene.

The leak was reported in the 1500 block of 19th Street in Ensley. Crews were demolishing a run-down house and may have ruptured something to cause the leak.

People were evacuated from a nearby church, First Baptist Church of Ensley. No other homes had to be evacuated and no one was injured.

Alagasco officials were called to the scene and capped the leak.

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