Mudslide in St. Clair County damages homes, causes gas leak

Ongoing work and heavy rainfall caused a landslide in St. Clair County, Illinois.

According to the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency, the hillside slid near ongoing work at 89th Street and Harvey Lane.

The sliding land caused damage to two homes and some pavement in the area and also caused a gas leak. The roadway is expected to be closed for up to a week.

Inspectors were checking area homes to make sure they were OK.

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