Buildings evacuated in Troy, MO due to gas leak

Posted on: 4:39 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 04:38pm, February 11, 2014

TROY, MO (KPLR)-Two buildings were evacuated Monday afternoon in Troy, MO due to a natural gas leak. The Lincoln County Fire Protection District cleared people from a Kroger store and the Mennemeyer building on on Troy Square, just off Highway 47, around 2:45pm.

Ameren MO crews shut off the gas and electric to the area. Ameren provides gas service in this area along with electric.

The Mennemeyer building re-opened later in the afternoon.  Crews are still working to restore power to the Kroger store.

Residents are asked to avoid the area.