Crews respond to gas main leak in Lodi

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LODI, Wis. (WMTV) - Crews are responded to gas main leak at the intersection of Prairie Stone Drive and Sunset Drive Monday morning.

Columbia County Dispatch said residents in the area were evacuated to Lodi High School located at 1100 Sauk Street. Authorities say 4 families had to be evacuated from their homes.

The Chief of Lodi Police Department said excavating crews were digging a basement on Sunset Drive and the area was marked where the gas lines were located. However, a gas line was found in an area where there weren't suppose to be.

A spokesperson for Madison Gas & Electric says the gas line was located where it was supposed to be according to MG&E's map. She said MG&E staff are still determining the circumstances around how "the contractor dig-in occurred."

There were no reports of injuries.