Avenue H an Division Street closed while crews make repairs, no other evacuations necessary according to Griffith Police
January 6, 2018-Emergency crews are on scene repairing a gas leak near Avenue H and Division Street according to a statement from Griffith Police. Residents in Highland, Griffith, Schererville and Hammond reported smelling natural gas throughout the day. No evacuations are necessary according to Griffith Police, but Avenue H and Division Street will remain close. Residents are urged to use other routes. The statement advises “the smell associated with gas may be present in the air in the area for several hours.
UPDATE: At 5:25 P.M. Griffith Police stated crews had re-opened Avenue H and Division Street.