North Ogden Police investigating ‘intentional’ gas leak near school

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-02 12:23:26-04

NORTH OGDEN, Utah – Authorities are investigating a gas leak they say appears to be intentional.

Officials say they were called about suspicious noises and then the strong smell of gas near Bates Elementary at about 11 p.m. Monday.

North Ogden residents were evacuated for the leak overnight and are now back in their homes.

Investigators say it appears the leak was created on purpose.

North Ogden Police is asking anyone who may have information to contact them at (801) 782-7219.