County highway workers cause gas leak near Goshen
Posted: 10/03/2012 at 10:00 am
By: Marshall V. King
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Ryan Rheinheimer, assistant chief of the Elkhart Township Fire Department, talks with Elkhart County Highway Department workers at the scene of a gas leak on Riverís Edge Drive, Goshen. (Truth photo by Marshall V. King)
The workers were replacing concrete in front of a home in the 20700 block of Riverís Edge Drive when they hit a gas line with their backhoe, causing a leak, according to Ryan Rheinheimer, assistant fire chief for Elkhart Township Fire Department.
No one in the neighborhood was evacuated, Rheinheimer said.
The gas line was a supply line for a residence, he said.