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Four homes have been evacuated because of a gas leak on the west side of Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department says a HAZMAT team is responding to the leak on Polo Pony Dr. That is near Lake Ave. on the west side of town.
The leak was reported around 10 a.m.
Springs utilities deployed heavy equipment and had the leak clamped by 11:50 a.m. although other repairs were still being done.
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