Gas main broken in Thomas Township shuts down part of Ohern Road

Firefighters have closed off the 8400 block of Ohern Road

A construction crew working on a rail trail extension in a field in Thomas Township struck a gas main, creating a gas leak.

The Thomas Township Fire Department alerted residents and a nearby school of the leak.

Officials say there is no impact to residents other than the 8400 Block of Ohern Road closing.

Currently crews are awaiting Consumers Energy to show up and repair the leak. They expect to have it all fixed within a few hours.