Storm Causes Damage, Gas Leak in Belleville
October 10, 2019
A storm blew through on October 1st, knocking down and uprooting trees around the area.
In Belleville, police and fire received numerous reports of trees and branches down all over town.
One uprooted tree caused a gas leak near River Street and 3rd Street. Numerous agencies from around the area responded and people had to be evacuated from their homes.
After checking out the damage on October 2, 2019, the National Weather Service reported that the straight line wind gusts of up to 80 mph caused the extensive damage in Belleville.