Douglass en Natural Gas Well Leak Prompts Evacuations <p>A natural gas leak 10 miles northeast of Douglas has caused dozens of residents to evacuate their homes.</p><p>The natural gas site, operated by Cheasapeake Energy, began leaking gas around 4pm yesterday, and by last night, Chesapeake official John Dill says area residents were notified that they should evacuate.</p><p>&quot;We contacted approximately 67 residents in homes in about a 2.5 mile radius of this location, and asked them to consider a voluntary evacuation to area hotels, which is going to be paid for by the company,&quot; says Dill.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:26:15 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 23108 at Natural Gas Well Leak Prompts Evacuations