Natural gas leak prompts evacuations in suburban Detroit

GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (AP) – A natural gas leak in suburban Detroit has prompted authorities to evacuate surrounding homes and businesses.

The city of Grosse Pointe Woods says a subcontractor for a utility was digging up concrete and hit a natural gas line on Thursday morning.

No injuries are reported. People are being urged to avoid the area and officials say it could take a few hours to deal with the leak.

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