Major gas leak; evacuation in Simmesport

SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB) – A natural gas line is leaking on Lincoln Street in Simmesport. Authorities are evacuating the area until further notice: Lincoln Street, Juneau Street and Carver Street. The gas has been shut off to the entire town. Simmesport Mayor Leslie Draper said this process may take about 2-3 hours…read more.