Gas leak forces evacuations near 10th & Dayton in Kennewick

Gas leak forces evacuations near 10th & Dayton in Kennewick

A vehicle accidentally backs into a natural gas meter near 10th and Dayton in Kennewick this morning causing a gas leak.

Neighboring businesses have been evacuated and crews from Cascade Natural Gas are on scene working to repair the leak which could take a couple of hours.

The public is being advised to stay out of the area.

Kids at the YMCA child care have been evacuated to Kennewick High School. Parents should know that your kids are safe there.

The public is being advised to stay out of the area.