Cross County gas leak forces evacuations, officials say

Cross County gas leak forces evacuations, officials say
Gas leak in Wynne, Arkansas

CROSS COUNTY, Ark. — A Cross County gas leak forced evacuations, officials said.

According to Wynne Fire Department, a propane tank started to leak Tuesday night because of storms.

The storms had powerful wind that caused a cover of a building to blow off.

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The building is located near E Pecan Ave & Front St.

The fire department said they began evacuations near that intersection and up to one mile past E Pecan Ave & Front St. Evacuations began around midnight last night.

Some residents are not allowed back in their homes.

This is an active situation.