Monstrose gas leak evacuates block

A gas leak in Montrose, Iowa evacuated a neighborhood early Sunday morning.

Around 5 a.m., Montrose firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Main Street for a loud noise.

According to Steve Cirinna with Lee County Emergency Management, the noise was determined to be a natural gas leak from a Liberty Utilities substation near that block.

Technicians responded and shut off the leak.

There were no injuries.

Lee County sheriff's deputies also responded to the leak.