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Part of Washington St. in Carbondale remains blocked due to gas leak

Carbondale police have blocked off part of Washington Street near Southern Illinois University in Carbondale due to a gas leak. (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS) Carbondale police have blocked off part of Washington Street near Southern Illinois University in Carbondale due to a gas leak. (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS)
Washington Street near the SIUC police station is blocked off. (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS) Washington Street near the SIUC police station is blocked off. (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

As of 10 p.m., Carbondale police still have part of Washington Street blocked off near Southern Illinois University in Carbondale due to a gas leak.

Washington Street near the SIUC police station is blocked off.

Ameren is on the scene and the street is being blocked by their vehicles.

There's a heavy smell of gas in the area.

Firefighters ask drivers in the area to find an alternative route.

Police and fire crews have left the scene.

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