We Energies: Gas service line struck near 15th and Lincoln, some evacuations took place

We Energies at 15th and Lincoln

MILWAUKEE — We Energies officials said customers were able to get back into their homes on Wednesday evening, Nov. 21 after a construction crew doing work near 15th and Lincoln struck a gas service line.

The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. We Energies crews on the scene were able to identify the spot where the gas was leaking — and gas was shut off.

Crews were then doing the necessary repairs — and were in the neighborhood to assist residents once service was fully restored.