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McHenry Avenue reopens in Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake firefighters work the scene of a gas leak on McHenry Avenue near Berkshire Drive on Thursday.
Crystal Lake firefighters work the scene of a gas leak on McHenry Avenue near Berkshire Drive on Thursday.

CRYSTAL LAKE - A portion of McHenry Avenue closed by a gas leak has reopened.

McHenry Avenue was closed between Buckingham and Berkshire drives on Thursday morning after construction workers struck a gas main near some businesses in that area, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department.

No one was injured, and all nearby buildings were checked for possible leaks.

— Lawerence Synett and Jim Dallke

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