Evacuees were allowed to return home following the Acadia Parish gas leak.
From the Acadia Parish Sheriffs Office’s:
An Evacuation order has been issued for residents living within a 1 mile radius of LaFosse Rd and Everglade Rd in the Morse area due to a natural gas leak. Residents are urged to turn off the gas in their homes before leaving. According to the Acadia Parish Sheriffs Office the leak was caused by a construction crew operating a backhoe. Natural gas is spewing at the site of the leak and hazmat team in in route.
Those at Midland High School have been evacuated at this time.
We Have crew on the way and will bring you more information as soon as possible.